Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Yank Van Duzen, Hero

Yank Van Duzen, Hero

by Harry Gorham To return To the subject of ventilation — those men in Gould and Curry could not escape to a shaft a thousand feet deep or a tunnel 1500 feet long because the...
Mark Twain

Mark Twain Couldn’t Take a Joke

“There were many practical jokers in the new Territory. I don’t take pleasure in expressing this fact, for I liked those people; but what I am saying is true. I wish I could say...
Smith Valley and the Pinenuts

NevadaGram #233 -A Culinary Adventure in Carson and Smith Valleys

by David Toll Photographs by Robin Cobbey To celebrate the increasing freedom from pandemic worry and constraint, last weekend Robin and I embarked on a culinary adventure: Dining Out in the Sagebrush. We left Gold Hill...
Nevada Highway 722

NevadaGram #232 – Gold Hill to Tonopah the Long Way

It began well. We were underway from Gold Hill more or less on time, found the new location of VN Pho in Fallon (behind the Wells Fargo bank) for the take-out we put in the...

NevadaGram #231 — Johnny Skae’s Fish Fry

Johnny Skae's Fish Fry by David Toll This glimpse of the good life on the Comstock, was derived from "My Memories of the Comstock: an eye witness account of The Richest Place on Earth" by Harry...
Lobby, Hotel Belvada, Tonopah

NevadaGram #230 A Visit to Tonopah and Berlin

Bound for the Belvada by Bob Naugle We just had to get out of Vegas for President’s Weekend. These days dealing with COVID, and the stress of school, required a break. Besides if I stayed home,...

NevadaGram #229 – The Forlorn Hope, Ely Film Festival

<!-- --> In December I came across a website that floored me. It amounts to the detailed report of a group of talented, smart, brave people who immersed themselves in a chilling event in American history...
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