Known as the Mackay Mansion, this 1860s era home was actually built for the superintendent of the Gould and Curry Mine. John Mackay later bought the mine and the building.
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park is at 7,000 feet on the western slope of central Nevada’s Shoshone mountain range. Berlin saw its heyday in 1908, diminishing to nothing by 1911. The total production of the Berlin mine was estimated to have been $849,000.
Stillwater Marsh has sustained human life for as long as 6000 years. The marsh was home to a tribe of Northern Paiutes, called the Cattail-eaters, who thrived with the bounties of this desert oasis.
In this canyon near Las Vegas, the rich resources, especially agave, were an abundant source of food and drew people to this canyon over thousands of years.
Pete and Mathilde Jauregui built Elko’s Star Hotel at 246 Silver Street in 1910. The Jaureguis operated the Star from 1910 through 1929. The Star is Elko’s solitary remaining ostatu (lodging).
The Virginal City cemetery of today appears nothing like it did during the bonanza years of the Comstock. It was once a lush parkland, composed of more than a dozen different burial grounds.
From the transformer platform below Hoover Dam its imposing 726 foot height, the highest in the country, is evident. The structure extends 1,244 feet across Black Canyon and is 660-feet thick at its base.
A collection of navigable 360° panoramas created by Howard Goldbaum, a professor at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. Please join us as we travel all around the Silver State in virtual reality.