NevadaGram #87 – Mark Twain in Hawthorne, Tonopah, Eureka

Luke Rizzuto was one of the people who thrilled when a centennial re-creation of the Great New York to Paris automobile race was announced. Times Square, New York City on February 12, 1908 as the Great Race was about to begin; the crowd was estimated at 250,000 people. He has a rare 1918 Chevrolet touring … Read moreNevadaGram #87 – Mark Twain in Hawthorne, Tonopah, Eureka

NevadaGram #85 – September 2008 Meet Squaw Tom and Halloween around Nevada

Rocky Adamson arrests Squaw Tom

What They’re saying About Us The Sacramento Bee enjoys Oktoberfest in the Carson Valley. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. Get the New Complete NevadaTraveler at our Nevada Bookstore. Here’s a man I’d like you to meet: Tom Sanders. Squaw Tom he was called, because he married Indian women, and he wore the name with … Read moreNevadaGram #85 – September 2008 Meet Squaw Tom and Halloween around Nevada

NevadaGram #84 – Cruising the Sagebrush Sea (continued)

Belmont, Nevada

My son John and I arrived in Elko late on a sunny summer afternoon. Elko: the coolest little city in the world. John had spent 15 months as a platoon leader in Baghdad, and this excursion into the sagebrush was our first chance to spend time together since his return to the states. We’d spent … Read moreNevadaGram #84 – Cruising the Sagebrush Sea (continued)

NevadaGram #82 – Historic loss in Silver City, Jim Butler Days in Tonopah, Farewell to Gene Kaplan

The Grosch Brothers

What They’re saying About Us The New York Times drives the Extraterrestrial Highway. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. May was Historical Preservation month. I spent most of it preparing the new edition of The Complete Nevada Traveler for the … Read moreNevadaGram #82 – Historic loss in Silver City, Jim Butler Days in Tonopah, Farewell to Gene Kaplan

NevadaGram #79 – On the Road, 1908, 1909 and 2008

Alice Ramsey Mural

What They’re saying About Us The Boston Globe Visits Laughlin. Sign Up for our NevadaGram here. You can buy your book orders online for Personal copies and gifts or for Resale. On the anniversary of The Great 1908 New York to Paris Auto Race Robin and I put on our goggles and dashed south to … Read moreNevadaGram #79 – On the Road, 1908, 1909 and 2008

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