Keyword: Nevada
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Virginia City Angel

Virginia City sits right in the heart of the old Comstock Silver Rush and prospered in the 1860s.  It is considered to be one of the oldest established communities in the state of Nevada.  The town is now a National Historic Landmark and is a lot of fun to visit, but one of the most interesting things in the town is actually the cemetery.  The cemetery is walking distance from the down town and has grave sites of many old settlers, minors and inhabitance of Virginia City.  This headstone is one of the many interesting and beautiful that can be found here.

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Tough Life, but with a View

Settlers cabin in the Bishop California area.  Cannot imagine what it was like to live there, but I can understand why they tried.

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Hardier Soul Then I - 1

This little settler’s cabin sits just west of Duck Lake, which is just on the south shore of Pyramid Lake.

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Hardier Soul Then I - 2

This little settler’s cabin sits just west of Duck Lake, which is just on the south shore of Pyramid Lake.

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Prime Farming Land, Pah Rah Range Nevada

On my exploring trip up into the hills to the northeast of Sparks Nevada on Sunday I came across this field.  It is just so strange how all these rocks are just sitting on top of the ground, how evenly they are distributed and how similar size they are.  Many of the hills in the area, such as the one in the background, seem to be almost entirely made up of these rocks.   No Mystery why his is not farm land.

keywords: B&W Black and White Nevada
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Hot Spring Smoke Creek Desert

This hot spring was hidden behind some old ranch houses on the southwest side of the Smoke Creek Desert.  Recently someone burnt the ranch houses down making the spot a bit less secluded.

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Sun over the Playa

The Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada is one of the most desolate places I have ever been – Miles of flat cracked playa in the summer and almost a shallow lake of wet mud in the winter.  But, once a year an entire city is built there for a week.

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Moon over the Smoke Creek

Smoke Creek Desert in Northern Nevada.