The ruins of the Sand Springs Pony Express Station are located just south of the Sand Mountain Recreation Area, 20 miles east of Fallon.
At 13,063 feet in elevation, Wheeler Peak is the second highest mountain in the state. Located within Great Basin National Park, Wheeler is a part of the Snake Range, near the Utah border.
This view of the east side of the Eureka Historic District includes a mix of nineteenth-century structures plus some modern additions.
A rivalry with neighboring Humboldt County prompted the commissioners of Pershing County to plan a courthouse in Lovelock that would put that of their northern neighbor to shame. Frederick J. DeLongchamps, the premiere Nevada architect of the day, was commissioned to design the structure.
Bilby’s subsidence crater resulted from a 249-kiloton atomic test, (equivalent to over 200,000 tons of TNT) which occurred on September 13, 1963.
The McGill Drug Store was an operating drug store from 1915 until 1979 when it was closed along with the town’s largest employer, Kennecott Copper. But the owner left its inventory in place, and it sat untouched until the mid-1990s.
On May 8, 1953, flying overhead at 19,000 feet, a B-50 bomber dropped a 27-kiloton nuclear device. Detonating at 2,323 feet, the bomb blew sections of the railroad trestle from its foundation and bent the girders.
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.