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The Boundless Enthusiasm of A Western State

Photographed at some museum near Reno, Nevada. The state has always been raw since the Comstock strike and the wild, boomtown days of Tonopah and Goldfield. An acceptance of legal gambling throughout the state, and prostitution, in some counties, Nevada … Continue reading

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The Tonopah Historic Mining Park

The Tonopah Historic Mining Park Foundation has begun fund raising to physically secure what’s known as the Silver Top Headframe, one of three located at the Mining Park. A headframe is the signature feature of any large mine, permitting the … Continue reading

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The Background on my Rock&Gem Article

October 27, 2016. Update: Dean Otteson has passed. He conducted the mine dig I went on. He was friendly, affable, and upbeat. He had true enthusiasm for turquoise and he treated our tour group extremely well. The mine tours and … Continue reading

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