Category Archives: The Lincoln Highway in the West

Out in the Nevada Desert

I’m back from the trip, which turned out to be great (thanks for asking). I covered 1500 miles in nearly two weeks, camping most of the time. Let me begin with a photo from the Steptoe Valley, north of Ely, … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – On The Road Again

I actually did get back on the old road again, perhaps a little later than I thought I would. As a result it has been a very cold trip with lows in the 20’s. I’ll have a chance to post … Continue reading

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Heading Out Again – LHW Here We Come

I’m packing the van, ready to head out on the Lincoln Highway again. Mr. Beasley will accompany me of course. Actually the van is named “The Beasleymobile” in his honor. This time I’m out for a month attempting to finish … Continue reading

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The Empire Mine State Historic Park, Grass Valley, California

Most of you know that I tend to favor black and white photography but there are many shots just crying out for color, like this one. The red roofs are a corrugated tin that is highly reactive. Within two years … Continue reading

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Flickr and The Empire Mine State Historic Park

I have been adding material to my Flickr account if you would care to take a look and comment. In the meantime here is one more from the Empire Mine. As always, click to embiggen. Cheers to all, Grover

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Dugway Range – Simpson’s Springs

On the Lincoln Highway’s present-day bypass around the south end of the Army’s Dugway Proving Grounds, one comes across Simpson’s Springs, which I’ve mentioned before. Simpson explored the route from the Salt Lake area to Genoa, Nevada in 1859. His … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in the Great Basin

Just a ¬†short post to let you know that I opened my show in Grass Valley, CA on Monday. The show is open for the month of April with a reception this Saturday the sixth at two in the afternoon. … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Carroll Summit

I have been editing photos for an exhibition coming up next month but hadn’t included this until my wife noticed it and asked for a print. This is in the canyon on the east side of Carroll Summit and was … Continue reading

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Nevada Magazine – Lincoln Highway Article

Welcome to those who have just found me as a result of my article in Nevada Magazine. To catch up on the Lincoln Highway you should go back to the blogs in 2011 and read forward from there. Start here … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Orr’s Ranch Revisited

I have shown you a few photos of Orr’s Ranch (near Dugway, Utah) before, but not this one. Orr’s Ranch was an important stop on the LHW since it was the last place for gasoline and other supplies before reaching … Continue reading

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