Saturday, September 4, 2021
Yank Van Duzen, Hero

Yank Van Duzen, Hero

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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<!-- --> 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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