Category: 2004 NevadGrams

NevadaGram #37 – Virginia City, Rawhide, Las Vegas, Carson Valley, Ione, Ely and Topaz Lake

Virginia City is a popular day ride for motorcyclists during Reno’s Street Vibrations. It must have been the rumble of Harleys that woke me up to the fact that things are changing in Virginia City. Landrum’s, the locally famous diner on Reno’s South Virginia Street (since 1947), did not survive transplanting to a couple of […]

NevadaGram #31 – Jazz, Railroads, Dude Ranches, the Mary Jane Sisters in Eureka and great news from Tonopah

No sooner do the first wildflowers of spring begin to paint the mountainsides than Jazz music fills the air around Nevada. A consortium of Las Vegas investors has bought Tonopah’s historic Mizpah Hotel and announced plans to reopen it later this year. The Mizpah advertised itself as “the finest stone hotel in the desert” when […]