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Paleontologists digging for ichthyosaurs in the Augusta Mountains, Pershing County Nevada

NevadaGram #190 – Ichthyosaur Digs, Rural RoundUp in Elko, Nevada Calendar

Rural RoundUp 2017 This year's Cow Counties Tourism Pro-Am convened in Elko. Story below. More than 500 fans of a Reno-brewed IPA, and of its namesake — a giant prehistoric ocean-dwelling reptile — attended a fundraiser at...
VT Candy Cane Express

Virginia City Correspondence – December 2016

The V & T Candy Cane Express Train All aboard the holiday train! The Virginia & Truckee Railroad will host three week-ends of enchanted holiday trains aboard one-hundred-year old decorated vintage rail coaches, November 25,...
World’s Fastest Human in Battle Mountain

NevadaGram #183 – World Human-Powered Speed Challenge in Battle Mountain

We are in Battle Mountain for the World Human-Powered Speed Challenge, which is a contest to see whose bicycle can go fastest on five miles of straight, flat Highway 305 about 15 miles south...
Central Nevada Museum

NevadaGram #182 – Visits to Eureka, Tonopah and Winnemucca, Richard Bangs Makes it to...

In Silver City, Saturday August 20th was a hot and happy summer's day as townspeople, former residents, grandparents, friends from out of town, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins by the dozens gathered at...
Winter scene in Silver

Silver City Correspondence – January 2016

Silver City Visit Silver City's 1860 Post Office The Comstock community of Silver City, Nevada is sometimes mislabeled a "ghost town," but it is far from it. Located just a three miles from Virginia City, the...
CMI stock via nasdaq New Year's Eve 2015

Comstock Mining Update – December 24, 2015

On December 4th Comstock Mining Inc issued a press release headlined: Comstock Mining Completes State Route Realignment Ahead of Schedule In previous years CMI loaded the head frame of the New York Mine with cheap Chinese...
Virginia City Thomas's Day Out

Virginia City Correspondence – November 2015

Virginia City "A Day Out With Thomas" Thrills Kids in Virginia City The antique Virginia & Truckee Railroad in Virginia City hosted the famous railway locomotive and television star, Thomas the Tank Engine, loved by millions...
Ore truck crossing, Gold Hill Nevada

Comstock Mining Update — August 1, 2015

An amazing turnaround: Comstock Mining Inc's share price had tanked at the NYSE, down, down, down from $1.11 on January 16 to 38¢ on June 28. And then on July 29 it spurted suddenly...
CMI's Backroom Deals

Comstock Mining Updates

Hey, why isn't Comstock Mining Inc on the map? Sure, it's been a couple of years since the Gang That Couldn't Mine Straight toppled the highway to Virginia City into its open pit mine. And since...
Frontier RV Park, Winnemucca Nevada

NevadaGram #158 – A Visit to Winnemucca, Comstock Mining Update

When we planned last week's visit to Winnemucca we determined to try nothing but new restaurants and lodgings. No Griddle for breakfast. No Martin Hotel for lunch. No Ormachea's for dinner. No Tortilla Factory...
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