Family-style Basque meals are served daily at the Winnemucca Hotel & Bar, hosted by Michael Lynne Olana in this 2008 photograph.
This massive formation stands sentinel on a rise above the northeastern end of the Smoke Creek Desert.
Water, geologic forces, and climatic changes combined to form Lehman Caves over the millennia. Really a single cave, Lehman Caves is located within Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada not far from the Utah border. A beautiful limestone cave with intriguing formations, Lehman Caves is known for its rare shield formations.
With its riches first located in1859, the Chollar Mine (later the Chollar-Potosi) was one of the leading producers on the Comstock. Over the next 80 years, miners blasted and carted out some $17 million in gold and silver.
The Washoe Club dates to the early 1860s. It was a high class “two-bit bar,” where a glass of whiskey or a cigar cost twenty-five cents. As one of the finer saloons, the Washoe Club’s furnishings, including the bar and tin ceiling, were among the most elegant on the Comstock.
The ruins of the Sand Springs Pony Express Station are located just south of the Sand Mountain Recreation Area, 20 miles east of Fallon.
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.
At the edge of the known world of Burning Man, near the last spoke of the wheel, before the fence that defines the beginning of the Forbidden Zone of the deep Playa, the Lounge at the End of the World played music from sunrise to sunrise.
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.