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).
For the lobby of the Bellagio on the Vegas strip, artist Dale Chihuly in 1998 crafted the “Fiori di Como,” a ceiling installation made of 2,000 hand-blown glass pieces.
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.
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.
Spirit Cave is found high up in the desert hills north of Grimes Point, some 75 miles east of Reno. Millennia ago the cave looked out over a rich wetland, a remnant of prehistoric Lake Lahontan. During excavations in 1940 the Spirit Cave Mummy was discovered.
The courthouse opened in 1877. Electrification during the Great Depression left Art Deco style fixtures hanging from the high ceiling.
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.
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.
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.