Tag Archives: Lincoln Highway

Travels With Beasley on the Lincoln Highway

Those who have followed my trips on the Lincoln Highway will know that my traveling companion Mr. Beasley is always along. Last night I had a delightful time as the guest speaker at the Sierra Writers group in Nevada City and … Continue reading

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Graveyards – Cool or Creepy?

I received a comment from a reader which led me to his site which in turn led me to his post: http://sethsnap.com/2012/09/26/photographing-cemeteries-cool-or-creepy/ I like to look through old graveyards for the history and the stories. Sometimes I photograph them. Here are … 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 – Heading West

I recently completed another round trip on the Lincoln Highway to Salt Lake City. I have decided not to blog about the highway in SLC because all flavor of the old road is gone, buried under asphalt or concrete. It … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – The Traveler Returns

Another trip to the Great Basin is concluded and another 1600 miles on the truck. I’m now rifling through over 3000 images so it may be a while before some coherency emerges. In the meantime I give you this sunset … Continue reading

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The Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Hamilton

Hamilton was once the county seat of White Pine County. In its heyday it was a very active mining town but suffered the same boom and bust as so many other Nevada towns. The county seat moved to Ely. For … Continue reading

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The 1913 Lincoln Highway in Basin and Range – Introduction

Defined on the west by Reno, Nevada and on the east by Salt Lake City, Utah, the Great Basin stretches across five hundred miles of sparsely inhabited and convoluted land. The mountain ranges run north and south, as do the … Continue reading

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I did it – a new car (well 1919 anyway)

I told you earlier I had the lust for an old car. Today I made arrangements to purchase a 1919 Model T Ford roadster all the way over on the coast in Fortuna, CA. Surprisingly I received the ok from … Continue reading

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Winter Arrives

The first storm of the Winter is here and Donner Pass is going to be out of archaeological reach until Spring.  Even at my 1500′ elevation as much as a half-foot is predicted. Therefore it’s time to hit up the … Continue reading

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Near Big Bend and Cisco Grove

The Lincoln Highway in the vicinity of Big Bend still contains many bridges of the type erected in 1926. Near Big Bend on the old highway is the Rainbow Lodge built in 1863 and still in use. It is very … Continue reading

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