Category Archives: Nevada

The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Spring Valley

Spring Valley is a nearly empty place which contains of interest the Stone House (described in an earlier post) and not much else. The views of the Schell Range are gorgeous however. This small valley lies between Schellbourne pass and … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Roundup at Tippett Ranch

By pure chance, on my next visit to Tippett Ranch I came across a roundup. About sixty head were brought in for vaccinations, tags, and branding.

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – A Short Hiatus

I’m off to Oregon and the coast for a week or two. Shortly after I get back I’ll be packing up for the last research trip of the year on the Lincoln Highway. I expect to head from Reno only … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Garnet Mercantile, Ely

I was intrigued by this store in Ely with its art-deco signage. The store is on the Lincoln Highway on Aultman Street, the main drag. That’s the Nevada Hotel in background with the flag flying on the roof. (Please click … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Nevada – Campbell Creek Ranch

The iconic Campbell Creek Ranch east of Carroll on Nevada 722 is for sale. If you’ve ever wanted a working ranch you can have this little beauty and its 440 acres for only $990,000.

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – A Slight Diversion near Hamilton, Nevada

Between Hamilton and Coyle’s Ranch in White Pine County is a road that turns south to the Belmont Mill. This is a project currently under restoration by the Forest Service. I give you these photographs to whet your appetite as … Continue reading

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Lincoln Highway – What Now?

Dear Readers, I haven’t forgotten you. I’m preparing for an extended trip to Austin and environs for some further research. I’ll be traveling to and photographing Ford’s Defeat amongst other places on the old road. I’m trying to get all … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Tippett and the Antelope Valley

First a little review: here is a map of the area of interest taken from an old Lincoln Highway guidebook. We are headed to Tippett Ranch from Tippett Pass (lower dot) and the Stone House (see previous post.) Tippett Pass … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Ely to Antelope Valley

This chapter covers the old road north from Ely, through McGill, over Schellbourne Pass to the Stone House in Spring Valley. Recently I covered Ely and East Ely. A short ride north of East Ely will bring you to – … Continue reading

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