The Nevada Northern Railway Museum in Ely is dedicated to the restoration, preservation, interpretation, and operation of the Nevada Northern Railway’s historic rail facilities. In this VR feature you may explore the yards and enter the buildings in virtual reality.
When gushing hot water threatened the production of the ever-deepening Virginia City mines, bonanza-era entrepreneur Adolph Sutro offered an audacious solution. He would build a tunnel from Dayton up to the Comstock’s mines.
When the Hotel Nevada in Ely was completed in 1929, owners claimed it to be the tallest building in Nevada – at six stories. Rooms rented for $1.50 and up, “All with private toilet; 85% with private bath.”
Established in 1905, the First Presbyterian Church of Lamoille was in decline thirty years later. By the mid 1950s, attendance dwindling, the Nevada Presbytery dissolved the congregation.
Mt. Tallac, at 9,735′, is one of the tallest peaks surrounding Lake Tahoe. From its peak the climber can enjoy the rare, uninterrupted panoramic view of 360 degrees.
Once the center of a mining district of 25,000 people, Hamilton now sits deserted ten miles off Hwy. 50 in White Pine County, between Eureka and Ely.
The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is located on the site of the original mining claims of 1900 that started the rush to Tonopah.
The locomotive Inyo was built in 1875 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia for the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. It is one of the oldest original locomotives in North America still in operable condition.
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. Flash required.