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Nye County

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Table of Contents:

Miscellaneous 1

Goodson (Tubb Ranch)

Toles (Ash Meadows Clay Pits)

Lowe

Records (Amargosa Valley)

Toles-Turner

Lisle

Revert

Crowell

Lemmon

Palsgrove

Reidhead (Beatty, Nevada)

Hughes (Pahrump Ranch)

Ruud (Pahrump, Nevada)

Turner (Pahrump, Nevada)

Wiley (Pahrump Valley)

Ford (Pahrump Valley, Nevada)

Hafen (Pahrump, Nevada)

Brown (Tecopa- Pahrump Area)

Fallini (Twin Springs Area)

Bradshaw (Goldfield, Tonopah, etc.)]

Coombs (Tonopah Area)

Hooper (Miscellaneous locations)

Slavin (Kawich Mountains Area)

Terrell (Tonopah and area)

Miscellaneous 2

Maps

Moore (Tonopah, Nev.)

Potts

Miscellaneous 3

Boni (Manhattan, Nevada)

Hawkins (Duckwater, Nev.)

Carver (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

Cirac

Hanson (Gabbs, Nevada)

Rogers (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

Carver Duhme (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

Carver Book (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

O�¯�¿�½Toole

Lofthouse (Round Mountain, Nev.)

Berg (Round Mountain)

Wilson (Miscellaneous Nye County)

Zaval (Smoky Valley and Round Mountain)


Miscellaneous 1

0001    Stage stop at Beatty, Nevada.
0002    California Hotel, Beatty, Nevada
0003    Beatty Store, Beatty, Nevada
0004    Beatty [cash] Store, Beatty, Nevada.
0005    Beatty Ranch - - Beatty, Nevada.
0006    Remick's Garage - - Beatty, Nevada
0007    Amargosa Hotel - - Beatty, Nevada.
0008    Main Street in Tonopah, Nevada
0009    Springdale, Nevada Brockman Family
0010    Bettles Brothers, around 1910, San Francisco. From left: Alex Bettles, A.J. Bettles, and Gordon Bettles.
0011    Gordon Bettles wearing his Masons fez, during the 1950s.
0012    The daughters of Gordon Bettles, pictured in 1935. Edith Bettles Brockman was Born June 19, 1916 and Helen Bettles was born June 7, 1917 in Mina, Nevada. Their mother was Edith Thirsting Peterson.

0013    Looking east toward Betty, Nevada, about 1978. Land is being cleared for the Alta Vista Trailer Park.
0014    After Gordon Bettles moved to the Armagosa Valley, his daughter Edith and her Husband, frank Brockman, moved to Beatty, Nevada, in the late 1950s, purchased Land where T&T Railroad engines once had been serviced, and constructed the Desert Inn Motel. This picture was taken shortly after the motel began operating.

0015    Desert Inn Motel in Beatty, Nevada. Beatty Mountain sits in background.
0016    Frank Brockman, a Beatty resident, is pictured in the early 1960s with a Beatty Burro in Reno, Nevada, to publicize the Beatty Burro Race.
0017    Frank Brockman speaking at a meeting concerning the Beatty Burro Races, early 1960s.
0018    Frank Brockman, son- in - law of Gordon Bettles, at his home in Bishop, California, 1980s.
0019    Former Beatty, Nevada, residents Frank Brockman and Edith Bettles Brockman, 1980s.
0020    Frank Brockman, former Beatty, Nevada, resident, in the 1980s. Fishel (T&T Ranch)
0021    A landscape view of fields and trees planted by Gordon and Billy Bettles on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1955.
0022    Inscription on the back of the original photo reads; "Grapes planted April 1917, Trees planted Februarry 1917". View of the original ranch house on the T&T Armagosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1925
0023    Inscription on the back of the original photo, written by Billie Bettles in the 1980s reads: "This [picture] was made the day they were cutting rye, 1949"Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ The man on the right is Gordon Bettles and the 2 men on the left are unidentified, Though the man on the far left may be M.P. "Gless" Glessner.

0024    The corner of what is currently (1990) Mecca Road and Highway 373, Armagosa Valley, Nevada, August 1962. The foundation of the Mecca Club I being laid. A Packard automobile is visible in the background. The woman is dressed in black Blouse with her back to the camera is Billie Bettles. Bob Fishel, Billie Bettles's Son by a former marriage is visible on the far left.

0025     Stacked hay, probably on the T&T Ranch, ca. 1925. The gentlemen in white shirts And dark ties may be executives of the T&T Railroad. The inscription on the back Of the original photo reads: "Alex Stachau" [or some such spelling, the script is Difficult to read] "C.R. 66462, 848 Doheny Street.

0026    Water flowing from a well on Gordon and Billie Bettles's farm, T&T Ranch, Armagosa Valley, NV., ca. 1953
0027    Horse-drawn mowing machine, T &T Ranch, Armagosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920 Persons pictured are unidentified.

0028    Wagons, haystacks, ducks, and chickens pictured on the T&T Ranch, Armagosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920.
0029    Outbuildings at the t&t Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, date unknown, perhaps Ca. 1920
0030    Home of Gordon and Billie Bettles, T & T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1949.
0031    The inscription in Billie Bettles's hand on the back of the original photo reads: "June 1953". Pictured here are alfalfa fields and trees on the T&T Ranch, Armagosa Valley, Nevada.

0032    The inscription on the back of the original photo reads: "June 1953, Gordon on The hay wagon". Billie Bettles is driving the tractor on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada.

0033    Inscription on the back of the original photo reads: "Sugar beets" Buildings Pictured on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley Nevada, ca. 1920.

0034    A child feeding chickens and turkeys on the T&T Ranch, probably ca. 1920.
0035    Hogs pictured on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920.
0036    A young girl pictured in a field of the T7T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920.
0037    The inscription on the back of the original photo reads: "Mowing alfalfa, in the Right hand corner is the height of alfalfa". A horse-drawn mowing machine is Pictured. T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, NV., ca. 1920, looking west across the Valley.

0038    Alfalfa field, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, NV., ca. 1920. Ranch and out buildings visible in the distance.

0039    Geese, or perhaps turkeys, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920. Ranch buildings visible in the background, along with a women dressed in white Standing behind one of the fenceposts. A child is seated watching the birds.

0040    Women pictured with a diary cow, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920. Cresote bushes are visible in the background.

0041    Billie Bettles with her granddaughter, Maryanne hensyel, 1985.
0042    House and garden belonging to Gordon and Billie Bettles, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, NV. Ca. 1950
0043    The inscription on the back of the original photo reads: "The gourd, vine and 3 melons that weighed 22 pounds, 26 pounds, and 25 pounds". Grown by the Bettles on their farm on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1955. Home is visible in the background.

0044    Flowering fruit trees in front of the home of Gordon and Billie Bettles, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1957.

0045    Interior of the Mecca Club, located at the junction of Mecca Road and Highway 373, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, late 1970s

0046    M.P. "Gless" Glessner sitting on the Ford tractor belonging to Gordon Bettles, preparing soil on the T&T ranch for alfalfa seed, ca. 1952.

0047    Preparing the soil for planting, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, NV., ca. 1952.
0048    Preparing the soil for planting - - Amargosa Valley, about 1952. Funeral Mountains are visible in the west.
0049    Same as above.
0050    Irrigating land newly planted in alfalfa, T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, about 1952 or 1954. Gordon Bettles is pictured with a shovel. The child pictured In the foreground is a niece of Bob Fishel and Betty Lou Kemp, daughter of M.P."Gless" Glessner.

0051    Irrigated land newly planted in alfalfa. T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, ca. 1954.

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GOODSON (TUBB RANCH)

0052    T.D.L. "Kitty" Tubb, on her ranch in Ash Meadows, Nevada. The bell directly aAbove her head is from the old Greenwater School. The Tubbs originally settled in Ash Meadows about 1900.

0053    Robert McGomery Tubb, son of T.D.L. "Kitty" Tubb.
0054    Swimming in Deep Spring, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, middle 1950s. Gloria Miller is in the water in front on the left.

0055    Judy Tubb and Nancy Tubb on the family farm, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, early 1950s.
0056    The Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, early 1950s.
0057    The Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, NV., early 1950s. The saddle horse, Diamond, carried the Helldorado Queen in the parade in Las Vegas one year during the early 1950sÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

0058    The Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nevada. Several horses pictured. (1950s)
0059    The Tubb Ranch, early 1950s. Left to right are Judy Tubb, Nancy Tubb, and Jessie Bishop, a resident of Ash Meadows.

0060    Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nevada, early1950s. Dean Hale had just gotten out of the service and was visiting the ranch and was totally blind at the time.

0061    Bob Tubb at the Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada about 1930s.
0062    A photograph of a leaf from an unknown book featuring pictures of Pahrump, Nevada.
0063    Leaf from an unknown book showing Louis Avariaz standing proudly by his horse in front of the Pahrump Store, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, 1916.

0064    Nancy and Gloria Miller, visitors from Pasadena, California, riding the hay wagon at the Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, middle 1950s.

0065    Gloria and Nancy Miller (visitors from Pasadena, CA) standing atop the hay wagon at the Tubb Ranch, middle 1950s.

0066    Virginia Tubb getting a kiss from her horse, Tubb Ranch, about 1950 or 1951. Virginia's sister is sitting on her horse. The men pictured are Richard Gulack and Fred Tewilliger, a friend from Del Mar, CA.

0067    Nancy Tubb (right) gets a kiss from her horse at the Tubb Ranch, about 1950 or 1951. Virginia Tubb Goodson is sitting on her horse.

0068    Fred Tewilliger, a guest from Del Mar, CA, stands beside a horse on the Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows 1950 or 1951.

0069    Hay barn and corn crib at the Tubb Ranch, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, about 1951.

0070    T.D.L. "Kitty" Tubb, known as "Shotgun Kitty Tubb" because she never went anywhere without a shotgun (bar or restaurant, it didn't matter), grandmother of Virginia Tubb Goodson, and her husband Robert Tubb, Sr. and their sons, George and Robert Tubb.

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TOLES (ASH MEADOWS CLAY PITS)

0071    Left to right: Beulah Pardee, Jack Pardee, "Dude" Pardee, residents of Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

0072    "Dud" Pardee, and her brother Wes Pardee, Ash Meadows, Nevada, residents, ca. 1933.

0073    Jepperson children, Louise and Tom, residents of Ash Meadows, Nevada, c. 1933 "Seems like I heard Tom was a World War II hero. I think they all moved to Tonopah or Goldfield during the war", says Herb Toles, a former resident
Himself.

0074.    A.T. Sheppard, Superintendent for the Coen Company, which operated the clay pits, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

0075    Jess Toles displays a bobcat taken with bow and arrow, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

0076    Unidentified children swimming in the pool at Crystal Springs, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

0077    Clay crew and equipment used to mine clay from the Bell Pit, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933. L-R: Glen Jepperson, dragline operator; Jess Toles, mechanic and driver of the narrow gauge train; Jack Pardee, dump man; Mac Mckinna, Miner. (Resume of mining operations and duties of crew members behind photo).

0078    Drag line used at Bell Pit, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

0079    Narrow gauge ore train used to haul clay from the Bell Pit to an off- loading ramp on the standard gauge tracks of the T&T Railroad, Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1933.

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LOWE

0080    Gasoline tractor operated by Dave Fairbanks, uncle of Celesta Lisle Lowe. Dave Fairbanks is standing on the right in the white shirt. The tractor was used to haul Gold ore from a mine in Death Valley - - Zabriskie. The picture was probably taken between 1910 and 1915.

0081    Shoshone, California, between 1910 and 1915. Herman Jones is second from the left. Fourth from the right is Celesta Fairbanks. The tent is probably occupied by a visitor. The Fairbanks' home is in the background.

0082    Resting Spring, California, prior to 1900. Bob Lee, the shorter man in the white Shirt, is pictured with his brother Dick Lee.

0083    John Quincy Lisle, father of Celesta Lisle Lowe, standing beside an ore wagon intended for use in a sodium sulphate mine, Moapa Valley, Nevada, area about 1930. Lisle's son- in-law, Harry Adams, and son Ralph Lisle are at left.

0084    Resting Spring, California, looking west. The picture was taken from a small Mountain. just behind Resting Spring. The roof of the old stone cabin, constructed Before 1900, is visible at the far left.

0085    R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks in Shoshone, California, early 1920s, before he moved to Baker, California. Cabins in the background were moved from Greenwater, California, and the building directly behind Fairbanks was used as a school, where Celesta Lowe attended 1st or 2nd grade.

0086    Goodsprings Hotel, Goodsprings, Nevada, purchased by Deke and Celesta Lowe in 1945. The building was constructed in 1916 by the Fayle family; the Lowes Resided there from 1945 to 1951. The building burned to the ground in 1966. This Photo was taken in the late 1950s.

0087    Baker, California. The top photo, a composite, was taken about 1928, when R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks first moved to Baker and established a service station on the west Side of the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad tracks. Photo on the bottom left Shows Death Valley; on the right is a photo of Hoover Dam.

0088    Snowfall at Greenwater, California, prior to 1907.

0089    Celestia Adelaide Fairbanks, wife of R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks, and Celesta Fairbanks (mother of Celesta Lowe) at age 16, Annabelle, Utah. This photo taken shortly Before Celestia Fairbanks joined her husband at Fairbanks Spring, Amargosa Valley, Nevada, about 1905.

0090    Celesta Spede Johnson and her husband, David Philo Johnson, great-grandparents of Celesta Lisle Lowe. She was the mother of 16.

0091    Family picture taken at the home of Deke and Celesta Lowe, Good Springs, Nevada, 1985. Deke Lowe is 3rd from the right in back, and Celesta Lowe is at the Far right in the back. All other family members are identified in the verbatim text.

0092    Fairbanks Spring, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, between 1905 and 1907. R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks resided at this site between 1905 and 1907. and is at the far Right in the photo.

0093    Probably the Amargosa Siding, but could be the Johnnie Siding, on the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railraod, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1910.

0094    John Quincy "Jack" Lisle, center, father of Celesta Lowe, at a prospector's cabin, date and location unknown. Others unidentified.

0095.    R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks at the age of 70, a month or so before moving to and establishing a community at Baker, California, about 1925.

0096    The facilities and "community" established by R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks, Fairbanks Spring, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada. The photo was taken in 1907.

0097    Celesta Lisle Lowe at her home at 2525 E. Twain, Las Vegas, Nevada, Christmas, about 1965.

0098    Graduation picture, Celesta Lisle Lowe, granddaughter of R.J."Dad" Fairbanks. She graduated from El Monte High School in California; photo taken in 1934.

0099    David Walker "Deke" Lowe, Jr., at the central train control panel, where he worked as a train dispatcher from 1950 to 1960. The control facility was located at Union Station, Las Vegas, Nevada, present site of the Union Plaza Hotel.

0100    Two daughters of R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks, Vonola Fairbanks, and Stella Fairbanks Brown. Vonola is standing. The photo was taken in Long Beach, California.

0101    Ralph Jacobus "Dad" Fairbanks, Shoshone, California, ca. 1920.

0102    Second from Left is Celesta Lisle, daughter of R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks. Next to her are her Brother Vern, mother Celestia Fairbanks. Others are unidentified. Photograph appears to have been taken at Green Water, California, between 1907 and 1910.

0103    China Ranch, Amargosa River area, early 1920s. L-R: Glynn Lisle, John Lisle, Ralph Lisle; Bernice, Charles, George Brown, and perhaps Celesta Lisle Lowe May also be pictured. The woman standing at the right is Celestia Fairbanks, wife Of R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks.

0104    The boarding house constructed by R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks and his wife, Celestia, at Shoshone, California, shortly after their founding of the community in 1910. The Woman at left is Celestia Fairbanks; next to her is her husband, "Dad"; the man to The left of the dog is Shorty Harris; next to him is Herman Jones; the 3rd man Down from Herman is Charlie Brown, in white shirt and dark pants. Sitting on
Post at far right is man the world would later know as Sir Harry Oakes. Photo Taken about 1915. (More info behind photo)

0105    John Quincy "Jack" Lisle, father of Celesta Lowe, shortly after his marriage to Celesta Fairbanks, Santa Monica, California, March 1907.

0106    Celesta Lisle, daughter of R.J. "Dad" Fairbanks, with her daughter Glyn Lisle (Thomas). Photo taken in Hayward, California, about 1909.

0107    John Quincy "Jack' Lisle at the edge of the reservoir on his homestead in the Las Vegas Valley, about 1930. (More info. behind photo)

0108    Margaret Garner, John Quincy "Jack" Lisle's niece, driving at Lake Tahoe about 1929.

0109    Greenwater, California, about 1907. Persons in the photo not identified.

0110    Celestia Adelaide Johnson Fairbanks and her husband, Ralph Jacobus Fairbanks, Shoshone, California, about 1920. Everybody called them "Ma" and "Dad" Fairbanks.

0111    Death Valley Junction, California, 1924. Shortly after the hotel was constructed, the Pacific Coast Borax Company constructed a swimming pool and planted a number of trees in the square. The building at the left end of the square is the company store. An infirmary was established at the right end of the square. The Uppermost track going off to the left toward the middle of the photo, is the narrow gauge to Ryan. Funeral Mountains in the backgrounds.

0112    Parents of David Walker"Deke" Lowe, Jr., David Walker and Frances Columbus Kinkaid Lowe, Tecopa, California, about 1922 or 1923.

0113    Photo taken at the Noonday Mine, located about 10 miles east of Tecopa, California, in 1936 or 1937. Dr. Lincoln. D. Godshall, the mine's owner (Manager), is on the left, David Walker "Deke" Lowe, Jr., is in the middle and a man known only as Uncle Billy, the watchman at the mine for many years, is on the right.

0114    Celestia Johnson Fairbanks and Ralph Jacobus "Dad" Fairbanks, Baker, California, about 1930.

0115    Second from left is Death Valley Scotty (Frank Scott) at Death Valley Scotty's Castle, Death Valley, California, 1952. At far left is Lisle Lowe; on Scotty's left are Janet Lowe, David Walker "Deke" Lower, Jr., and Dale Lowe. (More info Behind the photo)

0116    The Standard Slag Mine and Mile above Tecopa, California, in the Kingston Mountains. Undated.

0117    Phi Lee in front of his home at Resting Spring, about 5 miles east of Tecopa, California. This photo was taken before 1900, perhaps before 1890. Lee is the Father of the two boys, Bob and Dick Lee, pictured in #0221 0082.

0118    Engine No.1 of the Tecopa Railroad, which ran from Tecopa to the Noonday and Gunsight Mines. This picture was taken in the 1920s, after the railroad had folded.


0119    Tweed Wilson, an Indian who was grandson of the founder of Wilson Ranch west of Las Vegas, Nevada (the ranch is now known as Spring Mountain State Park) and David Walker "Deke" Lowe, Jr., at Phi Lee's residence in the Charleston Mountains, about 1956.

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Records (Amargosa Valley)

0120    Amargosa Valley, Nevada, 1959 or 1960, looking southwest toward the Funeral the Funeral Mountains. The property pictured is on the corner of Section 7. The Home pictured was a frame structure moved from Las Vegas. It is the first town- built home in the Amargosa Farm Area. The trees pictured here were as high as 50 Feet in 1988.

0121    Digging a ditch for installation of a 10" water line to supply a sprinkler system in the Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1980.

0122    Amargosa Valley looking southwest toward the Funeral Mountains, 1980, showing a 10" water line and pump to supply a circle sprinkler system. The pump is a 75 horsepower electric turbine pump that supplies two sprinkler systems with a total of 1,450 gallons per minute. At that capacity, the pump only draws water Down 3 inches in the well.

0123

Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, looking west over land in Section 7, Township17S, Range 49E. The soil is fine -grained and contains few rocks. The profile of the Funeral Mountains in the distance is referred to locally as the " Old man", with the notch below the sharp pointed peak forming the open mouth of a sleeping man, his body stretching to the left.

0124    Land on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1958 or 1959. Commercial electricity was not available in the Amargosa Valley until 1964. Until then all water pumping was down with combustion engines running at the Wells. Pictured here is a butane- operated motor, running a pump on the property belonging to Hank Records.

0125    Ditch leading to an overhead pivot sprinkler system on the property of Hank Records, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1980, looking west toward the Funeral Mountains.

0126    Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1980. Pivot watering system has just been installed on the property belonging to Hank Records and the alfalfa is beginning to grow. When alfalfa is first seeded, oats are planted as a cover crop. The oats, which protect the tender alfalfa seedlings, are later cut, and the alfalfa takes over.

0127    Pivot irrigation system operating on land belonging to Hank Records, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1980. Alfalfa and oats have just been planted. The Boy pictured is the son of a Mexican farmhand.

0128    Undetermined location in Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1959,
Showing saplings that were newly planted.

0129    The trailer holds alfalfa pellets produced on the property of Hank Records, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada 1984. Note the many horse tracks, horse droppings, and scattering of alfalfa cubes left by wild horses which are a constant problem for farmers in the Amargosa Valley Farm Area.

0130    At left, Nye County Deputy Sheriff Glen Henderson, whose area of responsibility iIncluded Beatty, the Amargosa Valley and Pahrump; at right, Hank Records, Amargosa Valley Farm Area pioneer; celebrating in their new leather jackets in
Las Vegas, about 1968. Henderson's home in the Amargosa Valley became known locally as "Fort Henderson" and is sometimes still called that. It is located not far from the present (1988) site of the Senior Center.

0131    Alfalfa cubes produced on the property of Hank Records, in the Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1984.

0132    Damaged alfalfa bales on the property of Hank Records, in the Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1984.

0133    An antique cattle chute owned by Hank Records, used for more then 30 years, although it is much older. Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1988.

0134    Water flowing from a pump located on the property of Hank Records, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1979. The view is toward the west.

0135     The same alfalfa fields shown in Photographs #121, 122, 123 of this collection. A Swath has been cut through the mature alfalfa. Looking towards the south, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada about 1980.

0136    Horses on the property of Hank Records, Amargosa valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1956. The colt, named Cindy, was 32 years old in 1988; she pictured with her mother and several other mares.

0137    House constructed by Hank Records on the T&T Ranch, Amargosa valley, Nye County, Nevada. Records and his brother Robert planted many trees in the valley about the time this photograph was taken, ca. 1955. Balm of Gileads, maples, Elms, and other varieties were planted.

0138    Detroit diesels powering pumps on Hank Records' property, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada. About 1956. Diesels were installed by Mantzer Detroit Diesels out of Sparks, Nevada. Records brought the trailer in the background From Prescott, Arizona; it was the first structure in the Amargosa Valley Farm area aside from those on the T&T Ranch. The trees are Balm of Gileads.

0139    The first building constructed in the Amargosa Valley aside from those on the T &T Ranch, middle 1950s. Hank Records property, Nye County, Nevada.

0140    Robert Records, pictured, and his brother Hank were the first settlers in the Amargosa Valley Farm Area in the middle 1950s. Records stands beside a pump on the Records' property.

0141    Ribbon-cutting ceremony at the dedication of the All -Purpose Building, Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, November 2, 1984. On the right are pictured former Nye County Commissioner, Jacque Ruud, Nye County
Commissioner Bob Revert, Betty-Jo Boyd. State Senator Ken Redelsperger is in the mustache and white collar, beside and slightly to the left back of Boyd. Others Unidentified.

0142    Robert Records, Amargosa Valley Farm Area pioneer, about 1960.

0143    From left, Hank Richards with Ann Redelsperger and State Senator Ken Redelsperger at the dedication of the All -Purpose Building, Amargosa Valley Nye County, Nevada, Nevada, November 2, 1984. Records was asked to be the Dedicator at the ceremony because he was the first to arrive in the valley and take advantage of the "Desert Entry Program", and with his brother Robert, he "knew what years people came".

0144    Property developed by Hank Records in the Amargosa Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1974. Looking can west at the Funeral Mountains, showing the profile of the "old man of the mountains".

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Toles-Turner

0145    Clay Camp, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, 1940 or 1941. The Clay Camp was located northeast of Death Valley Junction, on the Nevada side of the state Line. Jess Toles, grandfather of Joan Toles Turner, is on the left. K.K. Miller is on the right.

0146    Death Valley Junction with a mushroom cloud resulting from open air atomic testing at the nearby Nevada Test Site rising in the background. Probably 1951. The railroad station in the background was moved to Lathrop Wells, where it was used as a brothel. Prior to being moved, the station served as a schoolhouse.

0147    Front entrance to the Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, California, about 1938 or 1939.

0148    Joan Toles Turner playing on a boardwalk beside the home of her grandparents, Jess and Myrtle Toles at Clay Camp, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada 1939.

0150    Clay Camp, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, about 1940. The house in the background is constructed of railroad ties. At left are Myrtle and Jess Toles with Granddaughter, Joan Toles Turner. Bedie Miller is at the far right.

0151    Death Valley Junction about 1930 or 1940. Tonopah and Tidewater car and station are in the background.

0152    Joan Toles Turner, Death Valley Junction, California, 1949. When this photo was taken the lodge was a dinner house with a number of rooms which guests could stay; Ash Meadows Lodge did not become a brothel until a number of years later.

0153    Clay Camp, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, about 1940. From left are Myrtle Toles, grandmother of Joan Toles Turner; Dwayne Baker, a self - Employed truck driver and friend of the Toles's; Mrs. Baker; and Jess Toles.

0154    From left are Jess and Myrtle Toles, grandparents of Joan Toles Turner; Jean Toles, Joan Toles Turner's mother; and father Jess Toles, about 1940. Joan Toles Turner is standing in front of her mother, and sister Jean is being held by her Grandmother.

0155    A ramp from which cars of the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad dumped their ore for processing, Death Valley Junction, California, 1939. (NOTE: The perspective of this photograph is reversed from the original.)

0156    Herb Toles and family, in the clay camp in Ash Meadows, Nevada, ca. 1941.

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Lisle

0157    Florence Palsgrove, left, and Chloe Lisle, about 1933.

0158    Chloe Lisle, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, 1932 or 1933.

0159    Photograph from a page of unidentified source featuring pictures of aspects of work associated with Beatty's Episcopal Church. Enlargements of these pictures are featured in Photographs #160-164, and #166 of this collection.

0160    Rear of Beatty's Episcopal Church on Main Street, date unknown.

0161    Outhouse used at Beatty's Episcopal Church, probably 1940s or 1950s.

0162    A trailer occupied by Ken Priest, priest at the Beatty Episcopal Church. He occupied the trailer upon first coming to Beatty in the early 1950s.

0163    Beatty Episcopal Church workers' living quarters, prior to upgrading, probably 1950s.

0164    Unidentified Beatty children. Date unknown.

0165    Dedication of the Beatty Fire Hall (known in 1988 as the Ambulance Hall), located on 4th and Montgomery, ca. 1960.

0166    Beatty Episcopal Church, Main Street, date unknown.

0167    Photograph from an unidentified newspaper showing dedication and ribbon- cutting ceremonies at the Beatty Fire Hall, Beatty, Nevada (called the Ambulance Hall in 1988), July 4th, 1960s.

0168    Demonstrators protesting nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site, early 1950s. Ralph Lisle was Justice of the Peace in Beatty at the time. This photograph was reproduced from a newspaper clipping, date and issue unknown.

0169    Dedication of the Beatty Fire Hall (known in 1988 as the Ambulance Hall), July 4th, 1960s.

0170    Demonstrators protesting nuclear testing at the Nev. Test Site during the early 1950s. This photo was reproduced from a newspaper clipping, date and issue unknown.

0171    Persons who were among demonstrators protesting nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site, early 1950s. Ralph Lisle, Beatty Justice of the Peace, is at the far right. This photograph is a reproduction of a picture contained in an unidentified news Paper.

0172    Beatty, Nevada, school picture, 1938. Back row, far left, Mr. Dees, teacher of Grades 5 through 8. Chloe Lisle, second from the left in the back row, taught grades 1 thought 4. Ert Moore, principal and high school teacher, is the bald-
Headed man standing next to Chloe Lisle. Robert Revert is the tall boy with glasses in the back row. Johnny Cobb is the tall boy next to Revert. In the front row at far left is Dewey Ishmael; Jack Crowell (blond - haired boy in the striped
Shirt) is sitting in the middle of the front row. Several Indian children attended the school. All others not identified.

0173    A rare photograph of M.M. "Old Man" Beatty, occupant of the Beatty Ranch at the time of Rhyolite's founding, and namesake of the town of Beatty, Nevada. Date and name of newspaper (from which photo was taken) unknown.

0174    Looking north up Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, following a flood in the early 1930s. The old Revert Store with its rounded flood in the early 1930s. The old Revert Store with its rounded roof is visible in the distance on the left, and a sign for the Mayflower Hotel can be seen on the right.

0175    Mrs. Bennett, a school teacher at Beatty, Nevada, about 1933. Mrs. Bennett was from Johnnie, Nevada. This picture was taken in Beatty.

0176    The Beatty Auto Court, know as the "Yellow Cabins", 1930s. The cabins were Located on the far side of the Amargosa River channel as one enters town from the north.

0177    Beatty, Nevada, looking northwest, 1930s. The railroad station in visible on the left.

0178    Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, looking north, early 1930s. Note the unpaved roads, Cottonwood trees lining the street, canopies over store fronts, and partially visible sign for the Exchange Hotel on the right.

0179    A highway sign is being readied at the Beatty Auto Court, Beatty, Nevada, early 1930s. The sign was painted by Chloe Lisle's stepfather and was placed 30 miles down the highway toward Las Vegas, in the vicinity of Lathrop Wells, Nevada. This picture is particularly valuable because it provides a listing of many of the businesses located in Beatty at the time.

0180    View from the Beatty Auto Court looking northeast to the highway across the Amargosa River channel, on the north end of Beatty, early 1930s. Heavy Equipment is engaged in road paving.

0181    Blacktopping activities on the highway at the north and of Beatty, looking north east across the Amargosa River channel from the Beatty Auto Court, early 1930s.

0182    Ore mill near Carrara, Nevada, early 1930s. Ore from the Gold Ace Mine was Processed here. The mill was powered by diesel electricity generated at the mill site. Vic Retterer and his son Homer ran the diesel plant.

0183    Panamint City, California, early 1940s. By this time Panamint City was pretty much a ghost town, but Ralph Lisle and his partners lived here while working a nearby tungsten mine. Because there was no road from Panamint City to the Mine, all transporting was done by burros, shown here loaded with cargo.

0184    Lottie Mills, mother of Chloe Lisle, on the front porch of her home on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, early 1930s. The house burned down in the 1950s; in 1988 the site was occupied by Beatty's TV station.

0185    Lottie Mills, mother of Chloe Lisle, with two pack burros, Panamint City, California, early 1940s.

0186    Chloe Lisle and her son Jimmy Lisle on Montgomery Street, Beatty, Nevada, 1946. During World War 2 gas and tires were scarce, so many people rode bicycles around town.

0187    Left to right, Bill Martin, Ralph Lisle, Phillip Lisle, and Sam Colvin, brother of Chloe Lisle, in Panamint City, California, early 1940s. The men were partners in a tungsten mine outside Panamint City.

0188    Jimmy Lisle, son of Chloe and Ralph Lisle, pictured with his maternal grand Mother Lottie Mills, in the front yard of a house on Montgomery Street, Beatty Nevada, about 1944. The Beatty Town Hall is visible in the distance. The hall Was originally the Miners' Union Building in Rhyolite, Nevada, and was moved to Beatty. The Beatty Police Station and the Fire Hall now (1988) sit at the approximate location of this old Town Hall.

0189    Man known as "Gasoline" Bill pictured in front of the Revert Store on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, early 1930s.

0190    Ballarat, California, in the foothills of the Panamint Mountains near Trona. Pictured is the home of "Seldom-Seen Slim". Left to right, Matt Ryan, an employee of the U.S. Park Service; Seldom-Seen Slim; Lottie Mills, and mother Of Chloe Lisle; a woman who worked in Trona but whose name is not recalled; and Chris West, who lived up Surprise Canyon in the Panamint Mountains.

0191    Front of the Episcopal Church, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930. Left to right, Mrs. Ray, Mrs. Albert Revert, Edith Revert, unidentified women, Mrs. O'Brien, Mrs. McRea, and Mrs. Harvey. The Episcopal Church was the only church in town at that time.

0192    Chloe Lisle talking to Red Mills in front of the barber shop on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, about 1932. Lisle was taking haircutting lessons at the barber shop at that time, and Red Mills, Homer and Vic Retterer, and Lisle's brother, Sam Colvin, allowed her to practice her haircutting skills on them.

0193    Lottie Mills, Chloe Lisle, and Jimmy Lisle, early 1940s.

0194    Phillip Lisle, brother of Ralph Lisle, with 3 pack burros heading for a tungsten Mine located out of Panamint City, California, early 1940s.

0195    Ralph Lisle with 2 pack burros used to transport supplies and ore to and from his Tungsten mine located out of Panamint City, California, early 1940s.

0196    Looking west at the yard of Lottie Mills, mother of Chloe Lisle, Beatty, Nevada, about 1932. The Beatty Episcopal Church is faintly visible on the very far left of the picture, between the fence post and the bush. The Old Town Hall is also visible in the distance.

0197    Left to right, Lorraine Thomas, Babe Palsgrove, Chloe Lisle, and Florence Phinney. Beatty, Nevada, early 1930s.

0198    Front of the store next to the Exchange Club, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, early 1930s. C.G. Johnson, stepfather to Chloe Lisle, was proprietor of the store, which housed the Beatty Post Office in a corner.

0199    Warm Springs, Nevada, located 50 miles east of Tonopah on Highway 6, either 1937 or 1938. A bar stood to the left of the building pictured here, and a school stood to the left of the building pictured here, and a school stood to the right, near the present (1988) site of the big, stone corral. Mrs. Wilson ran a boarding house in the largest building pictured here.

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Revert

0200    The Revert Brothers' 76 Station, located on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, 1957. Leaning on the hood of the car is Bob Revert. Learning against the building is Norman Revert. Dolf Goole is in the foreground in the white shirt and next to him with his back to the camera, is Red O'Leary. Art Revert is visible in the background, second from the right.

0201    Art Revert filling a bulk truck at the Revert Brothers' Union Oil Bulk Plant, Beatty Nevada, about 1956.

0202    Interior of the Exchange Club, Beatty, Nev., 1950. Murphy Breedlove is behind the bar talking to Robert Revert, Nye County Deputy Sheriff responsible for Southern Nye County. At the end of the bar is Red O'Leary. Norman Revert is watching his brother, Art Revert, play the slot machines.

0203    Interior of the railroad depot at Rhyolite, Nevada, early 1950s. Mr. Heisler, who, with his wife, ran the depot for many years, is near the window; Art Revert is leaning on the back of the chair at far right.

0204    Albert Revert, patriarch of the Beatty Reverts, ca. 1930, when Revert was in his 60s. This photo was taken at the south end of town.

0205    In May 1956 Minute Man Magazine, a publication of the Union Oil Company, ran an illustrated article on the Revert Brothers' Union Oil Station and Bulk plant located in Beatty, Nevada. This picture appeared on the cover of that issue. It features Robert Revert in the background and his two children, Mark Revert And Elaine Revert. Mark Revert died tragically at the age of 5, and Elaine Revert now lives in Las Vegas and is married to Brad Richardson. The photograph was taken on the old Beatty Ranch, then owned by the Reverts.

0206    The Revert brothers, Norman, Robert, and Art, on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, 1956. Photograph appeared in an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0207    Dolf Goole works on the first street light in Beatty, Nevada. Photograph appeared in an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0208    Service station at Lathrop Wells, Nevada, leased by the Reverts from Bob Wheel Lock. Photograph appeared in an article on the Revert brothers in the May 1956 issue of Minute Man Magazine.

0209    Death Valley Scotty's Castle, located 60 miles from Beatty, Nevada. Art Revert looks at the Castle. Photograph appeared in the May 1956 issue of the Minute Man Magazine, in conjunction with an article on the Revert Brothers.

0210    Robert Revert is pictured with a new Ford automobile in Beatty, Nevada. Photo Graph appeared in conjunction with an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0211    Mining operation in the vicinity of Beatty, Nevada. Photograph appeared in conjunction with an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine.

0212    Beatty residents gather to view a new Mercury automobile. The Revert brothers were Ford- Mercury dealers in Beatty. Photography appeared in conjunction with an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0213    Part of the Beatty, Nevada, water system during the 1950s. The system was owned by the Revert brothers. Photograph appeared in conjunction with an article on the Revert brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0214    Art and Norman Revert examine ore specimens at the Boyd-Endseley Mining Company Mill. Photograph appeared in conjunction with an article on the Revert Brothers in Minute Man Magazine, May 1956.

0215    Stagecoach and horses, probably southern Nye County, Nevada, before 1910.

0216    Early shot of Tonopah, Nevada. The woman is unidentified.

0217    Famous picture of a lighting strike in Tonopah, Nevada. Photograph taken by Mimosa Pittman, wife of Senator Key Pittman; copyrighted 1904.

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Crowell

0218    Don Finley, (in the hat) and his friend Jack Parsons, obtaining water for Josiah Irving Crowell's mine at Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains southwest of Beatty, Nevada. Water is being taken from a well in a canyon east of Chloride Cliff.

0219    Josiah Irving Crowell's mine at Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains, located Southwest of Beatty, Nevada, about 1914. Originally Crowell and his associates lived in dugout dwellings near the mine. The buildings in the foreground are a part of what they called "New Camp".

0220    Construction of the mill at Josiah Irving Crowell's mine at Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains, southwest of Beatty, Nevada. The round machine near the base of the mill is a Lane Mill, which rotated and crushed the ore. All equipment
And materials were moved to the building site using horses.

0221    Horses pulling part of either a compressor or an engine up the trail to Josiah Irving Crowell's mine at Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains, southwest of Beatty, Nevada, probably about 1914. This photograph illustrates the difficulty in Moving equipment in the early days in southern Nye County, Nevada.

0222    Road located near the Oasis Ranch in Fish Lake Valley, Nevada. The automobile is a 1914 Ford purchased by J. Irving Crowell, Jr., for $90. Photo probably taken between 1920 and 1922.

0223    Christmastime in the dugout dwelling occupied by Josiah Irving Crowell at his Chloride Cliff mine, located in the Funeral Mountains southwest of Beatty, Nevada. Picture taken around 1915, possibly earlier.

0224    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad as it crossed the Amargosa River about 8 to 10 miles south of Tecopa, California, around 1915.

0225    Home of J. Irving Crowell, Jr., and Dorothy Crowell, Beatty, Nevada, 1919. At that time the home was occupied by Crowell's father Josiah Irving Crowell, who had moved to Beatty from his mine at Chloride Cliff in the Funeral Mountains.

0226    Surface structures at the Crowell fluorspar mine, located in the Care Mountains east of Beatty, Nevada; photo taken in 1939 or 1940. The Crowell fluorspar mine is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, continuously operated mines in Nevada. The dump and surface structures belie the mine's extensive under ground workings and its long record of production.

0227    Aftermath of a flood in Beatty, Nevada, showing flood damage and water levels on machinery inside the mill owned and operated by J. Irving Crowell's home on Second Street in Beatty. The mill was built to refine ore from the Crowell Fluorspar mine. Photo was taken around 1923.

0228    Rhyolite, Nevada. Date unknown.

0229    Josiah Irving Crowell's mill near his mine at Chloride Cliff, located in the Funeral Mountains southwest of Beatty, Nevada. The mill was designed to amalgamate and cyanide gold ore. Photo taken around 1915.

0230    Beatty, Nevada, looking to the northwest. Date unknown - - perhaps 1920s. The large building on the far right housed the Palmer Store. The white building with many windows is the California Hotel. The large with building left of the California Hotel is the Exchange Club.

0231    Camp at the Crowell fluorspar mine located at Bare Mountain, west of Beatty, Nevada. Photograph taken in the early 1940s.

0232    View of Beatty, Nevada, taken from the top of the water tank at the Crowell home, ca. 1920s.

0233    Don Finley at Josiah Irving Crowell's Chloride Cliff mine, Funeral Mountains, Beatty, Nevada, about 1915.

0234    Josiah Irving Crowell in his dugout dwelling at his Chloride Cliff mine, Funeral Mountains, Beatty, Nevada. Judging from the date on the calendar in the back ground, this photograph was taken October 12, 1915.

0235    Josiah Irving Crowell and his teenage son, J. Irving Crowell, Jr., in a 1917 Buick at their new house at the Chloride Cliff mine in the Funeral Mountains southwest of Beatty, Nevada.

0236    Left to right, J. Irving Crowell, Jr., with Jerry, the Airdale, Elizabeth Crowell, Josiah Irving Crowell, Mary Crowell O'Connell, and Annie L. Crowell, wife of Josiah Irving Crowell, prior to 1920.

0237    Main highway across Westgaard Pass in Fish Lake Valley, probably between 1920 and 1922. May be a close -up of photograph #0222.

0238    The Red Rooster Brothel, Beatty, Nevada, 1940s or early 1950s.

0239    Candelaria, Nevada, 1902. The child is J.Irving Crowell; the other people are unidentified.

0240    These panoramic shots of Beatty, Nevada, dates unknown, were obtained from to Jack and Maud - Kathrin Crowell, Beatty, Nevada, 1987 (Six shots in all, 0245 #0240 to #0245)

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Lemmon

0246    Looking north on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, probably early 1950s.

0247    The old Beatty Ranch located on the northeast side of Beatty, Nevada, date unknown. M.M. Beatty, for whom the town is named, occupied the ranch at the time of the Bullfrog discoveries by Shorty Harris and Ed Cross.

0248    The Beatty Store with Pop Richings and his wife, probably 1930s, Beatty, Nevada.

0249    Looking north on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1920s or early 1930s.

0250    Pioneer, Nevada, probably 1930s.

0251    This photograph has not been authoritatively identified. It may be Gold Center or Carrara, Nevada. It has even been suggested that it is Springdale.

0252    Probably Aurora, Nevada, date unknown.

0253    Marble quarry, Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.

0254    Springdale, Nevada, probably 1907. Subjects are not identified.

0255    Mayflower Hotel, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada. Date unknown.

0256    Springdale, Nevada, probably 1910.

0257    Marble quarry, Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.

0258    School picnic, Springdale, Nevada, probably May 1, 1907.

0259    The "underground" chapel, Beatty, Nevada, about 1958 or 1959. The church was located in a converted storage cellar, behind the Beatty Cash Store, on Montgomery Street. It was operated by Renee Gibson, a long - time Beatty resident. Sunday school and church services were held there.

0260    Train depot, Beatty, Nevada, date unknown.

0261    Probably Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.

0262    Beatty, Nevada, date and subjects unknown.

0263    Renee Gibson, for many years the postmistress of the Beatty Post Office, Beatty, Nevada, 1950s. Looking north down Main Street from site of the new post office, built during the 1950s.

0264    Community Park, Beatty, Nevada, date unknown.
0265    Marble quarry, Carrara, Nevada, date unknown. The people pictured are unidentified.
0266    Location and person unidentified.
0267    Perhaps Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.
0268    Schoolteacher and children, Springdale, Nevada, 1908.
0269    Schoolteacher and children, Springdale, Nevada, 1908.
0270    Probably Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.
0271    Unidentified persons sitting on the fountain, Carrara, Nevada, date unknown.

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Palsgrove

0272    Carrara, Nevada, 1928.

0273    A truck hauling part of a ball mill of the Gold Ace Mill, several miles south of Beatty, 1928.

0274    Charles E. Phinney working on a concrete form at the Gold Ace Mill, about 1928. Phinney was in charge of constructing the mill, which was located a few miles south of Beatty, Nye County, Nevada.

0275    A view of the Gold Ace Mill from the valley, about 1929 or 1930. The Gold Ace is located a few miles south of Beatty, Nevada, off Highway 95.

0276    Carrara, Nevada, probably in the 1920s.

0277    Episcopal Church, Beatty, Nevada, Easter Sunday, April 1941.

0278    Workers unloading a ball mill near Beatty, Nevada, probably 1920s.

0279    A house in Carrara, Nevada, probably 1920s.

0280    Unidentified woman and the front side of the old Town Hall, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1930s. The Town Hall was originally the Miners' Union Building in Rhyolite, Nevada.

0281    House and occupant, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0282    The California Hotel, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0283    Hot springs located a few miles north of Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930. At one time the hot springs was a stop on the Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad, which linked Rhyolite and Goldfield. The building pictured is the old station house for the
Railroad.

0284    Students at the Beatty School, 1930s. Chloe Lisle is in the front row wearing the dark jacket, and Robert Revert is in back on the far left.

0285    Main Street of Beatty School, 1930, Nevada, looking north, ca. 1930.

0286    A postcard showing a bus stopped at Andre's Grocery Store and Fountain next door to the Exchange Hotel, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0287    Looking north up main Street, Beatty, Nevada, about 1920. Note the trees lining the street, the dirt road, and the Exchange Hotel, visible at right.

0288    A view of Main Street, Goldfield, Nevada, before 1910.

0289    Remick's Garage, Beatty, Nevada, 1930s. The garage stood at the present site (1988) of the service station at 2nd and Main, across from the Exchange Club.

0290    An early view of Tonopah looking toward T Mountain, ca. 1920. The old high school, now (1988) the site of Barsanti park, is visible in the distance in the distance on the left. The Mizpah shaft, Tonopah's largest producing mine, is in
The foreground.

0291    The Goldfield Hotel, Goldfield, Nevada, perhaps the 1930s.

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Reidhead (Beatty, Nevada)

0300    Looking north up Main Street at the Gold Ace fire, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1940.

0301    Looking north up Main Street at the Emergency Medical Clinic, Beatty, Nevada, about 1951 or 1952. The clinic building was originally the home of Judge Gray.

0302    Labor Day Parade in Beatty, Nevada, about 1955. Looking north up Main Street.

0303    Looking south down Main Street toward Daylight Pass, Beatty, Nevada, about 1947.

0304    View of Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad cars, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1930s.

0305    Looking north up Main Street at the bridge over the Amargosa River, Beatty, Nevada, following a flood, during the 1960s.

0306    Train depot, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1930s. The man in the doorway of the baggage car is possibly a Mr. Hilton.

0307    Grace Davies with a bobcat that her husband, Fred Davies, had trapped, Beatty, Nevada, 1938.

0308    North side of Judge Gray's home, Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, late 1930s. Left to right, Fred Davies, Grace Mitchell, two unidentified women, and Judge William B. Gray. Date of photo unknown, possibly late 1930s.

0309    View of Beatty, Nevada, looking east, probably 1930s. Beatty mountain is on the left and Bare Mountain is on the right.

0310    View of the baggage car of the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1930s. The man in the car is possibly a Mr. Hilton. Photograph appears to be a closeup of 0221 0306.

0311    Exchange Club fire, Beatty, Nevada, March 1987.

0312    Looking north up Main Street at the Exchange Club fire, Beatty Nevada, March 1987. Photo was taken in the early hours of daylight on that date. March 1987. Photo was taken in the early hours of daylight on that date.

0313    Looking north up Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, probably middle 1950s.

0314    Pioneer, Nevada, probably 1930s. Smoke can be seen rising from the chimney of the large house in the background and both it and the cabin in the foreground on the left appear to be occupied.

0315    Fred Davies, long -time Beatty resident, working in his blacksmith shop at Pioneer, Nevada, 1920s. Davies was a blacksmith, farrier, pipefitter, and boil maker.

0316    View of the Exchange Club, Beatty, Nevada, early 1940s, looking north up Main Street.

0317    Looking north up Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, about 1941 or 1942. The Shell Service Station at the corner of Third and Main Streets is on the left.

0318    Chevron Service Station, possibly early 1940s. Location is undetermined.

0319    Headframe and buildings at the Gold Bar Mine, Beatty vicinity, Nevada, late 1930s. The pickup belongs to Beatty resident Fred Davies.

0320    View of the Tonopah Club and Ace Club, Tonopah, Nevada, Fourth of July Parade, about 1951.

0321    Tonopah, Nevada, July 4th, about 1951. Beatty resident Claudia Davies Reidhead is pictured.

0322    Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, about 1945. Looking south toward Death Valley. The white building is Mrs. Morgan's Church; a curio shop is at the right.

0323    Water tank belonging to the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad, Beatty, Nevada, Late 1930s. The man in the foreground has been identified as Mr. Hilton.

0324    Exchange Club fire, Beatty, Nevada, March 1987.

0325    Tanker truck belonging to the Beatty Volunteer Fire Department, Beatty, Nevada, at the Exchange Club fire, March 1987.

0326    Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s.

0327    Fred Davies standing on top of the adobe monument that marks the boundary to Death Valley National Monument on the highway to Daylight Pass, west of Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s. or early 1940s.

0328    A picture postcard that came out about 1937, featuring Aurora, a Shoshone Indian resident of Beatty, Nevada, who was very skilled at making baskets.

0329    Main Street of Beatty, Nevada, looking to the northwest. Part of St. Peter's Bar is Visible on the far left. Partially visible on the far right is M. &M. Bar, Known in 1988 as the Sourdough Saloon. St. Peter's Bar is now (1988) the Pot Shop.

0330    The woman featured here is either Mrs. Heisler, a sister to a gentleman who was at the Rhyolite Railroad Depot, or Mrs. Moffatt - - probably Mrs. Heisler. Fred Davies' dog, Boots, is also pictured. Probably late 1930s or early 1940s.

0331    Claudia Davies and her uncle, Jack Davies, at a watering tank on the west side of Daylight Pass, about 1948 or 1949.

0332    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Engine No. 10, Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s. Identity of the men in the photo is unknown.

0333    Hides of coyotes trapped by Fred Davies and Johnny Konzos, Beatty, Nevada area, about 1945.

0334    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Engine No. 8, Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s.

0335    Death Valley Junction, probably late 1930s.

0336    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Engine No. 10, Beatty, Nevada, probably later 1930s.

0337    Beatty Cemetery, looking east, 1940s.

0338    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad car, Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s.

0339    Amargosa Hotel, Death Valley Junction, California, late 1930s or early 1940s.

0340    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad cars, Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1930s.

0341    Beatty, Nevada, probably 1949 or 1950, from the Reidhead home on the end of Main Street, looking across Main Street toward the northern part of Beatty Mountain.

0342    Left to right: Fred Remmick, Fred Davies, unidentified man, and Charlie Walker. Possibly taken in the late 1930s.

0343    Looking north up Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, probably 1940s.

0344    Tonopah and Tidewater Engine No.9, probably late 1930s. Beatty Mountain is visible in the background.

0345    Beatty, Nevada, looking northeast, after a snowstorm, probably 1948.

0346    A water Tank behind the Davies home on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, probably late 1940s. The water tank was a part of the old Revert water system in town and Provided water to the homes in the vicinity of the Davies' residence.

0347    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Engine No. 10, Death Valley Junction, probably 1930s.

0348    Billie Wallace, wife of Dr. E. Dasse Wallace, a Las Vegas physician who came up to Ash Meadows and Beatty and sometimes as far north as Tonopah to treat patients during the 1940s. Billie Wallace accompanied her husband on theses trips.

0349    Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Engine No. 8, ca. 1930.

0350    Beatty Primary School picture, October 1947. Back row, left to right: Shirley Gibbens, Jeanette Poland, Claudia Davies, Mary Lu Bright, teacher Irma Cunningham, Judgina Shirley, Esther Ray McCann, Rowina McLean and Jean Bacoccina. Front row, left to right: Robert Bright, Virginia Revert, Sherry Looney other children's identity unknown.

0351    Jim Hendershot in front of the Shell Service Station, Third and Main Streets, Beatty, Nevada, about 1954.

0352    Claudia Davies Reidhead atop the burned-out jail cell, Beatty, Nevada, about 1953.

0353    Claudia Davies Reidhead and her dog in front of Beatty High School, Beatty, Nevada, early 1950s.

0354    Air Force "volunteers" from the Indian Springs Air Force Base, helping to construct the Beatty Catholic Church in 1956.

0355    Beatty, Nevada, looking west toward Indian Head Mountain, with the primary School on the far right and next to it, the new high school building, probably 1950s.

0356    Back row, left to right: Patsy Manley, Brenda Revert, Anna Fordham, and Francis Bodich. Front row, left to right: Pam (last name unknown); Julia Landis, and Claudia Davies.

0357    Beatty School, ca. 1950. The building was constructed and designed around materials scavenged from Rhyolite.

0358    Air Force "volunteers" from the Indian Springs Air Force Base, putting finishing touches on construction activities at the Beatty Catholic Church, 1956.

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Hughes (Pahrump Ranch)

0359    Kenneth Hughes, brother of Pahrump resident Leon Hughes, atop a calf at the Pahrump Ranch, about 1937. Barn in the background is said to have been constructed prior to 1900 from timber sawed in Saw Mill Canyon in the Spring
Mountains. It �¯�¿�½ site.

0360    Kenneth Hughes on the Pahrump Ranch, about 1937, wearing a new hat and vest purchased by his father. Model -T Ford in background belonged to a man named Red Hennis, who worked on the ranch.

0361    Leon Hughes, son of John R. Hughes, on the Pahrump Ranch, 1938. John Hughes was then the owner of the ranch.

0362    Two young women at the Pahrump Ranch, all dressed up and no place to go. At left if Beryl Hughes, daughter of Pahrump Ranch owner John R. Hughes; at right is Mabel Ishmael, daughter of well - known Nye County resident George Ishmael. Photo was taken in 1938, when Beryl Hughes was 15 and Mabel Ishmael was 16. Beryl Hughes later became a model in Los Angels.

0363    Leon Hughes, son of Pahrump Ranch owner John R. Hughes, in front of the "old Motel" located on the Pahrump Ranch, 1938. Hughes believes the motel was constructed around 1920 by the Pahrump Valley Company, under the ownership of Isodore DockweilerÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ 1940s.

0365    Betty Jean Hughes, daughter of John R. Hughes, riding her brother Leon's horse, Chico, on the Pahrump Ranch, about 1938. (For details on the barn see Photo Graph - 0359 in this series.)

0366    Young stallion named Snit belonging to John Hughes on the Pahrump Ranch, about 1938. The horse was a mustang and was caught on the open range in the Pahrump Valley.

0367    About half of this photograph was eaten away by the mice while in storage. From left, Mabel Ishmael, Red Hughes, Beryl Hughes, and Leon Hughes about 1938. Pictured in back is what was called the old stagecoach hotel, located on the Pahrump Ranch. Leon Hughes believes the building was used as a hotel at the same time that the barn, pictured on 0359, used to quarter stagecoach horses, at a time when the Pahrump Ranch was a stage stopÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. The building is said to have burned down in 1943.

0368    Leon Hughes in the San Joaquin Valley, California, about 1935.

0369    Leon Hughes and his horse, about 1938.

0370    Mustang named Snit corralled on the Pahrump Ranch, about 1938. (See also photograph 0366 of this collection.)

0371    Leon Hughes and his family in the Pahrump Valley, mid -1950s.

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Ruud (Pahrump, Nevada)

0372    Robin Ruud stands beside a snowman he and his friend Brian King made following a two-day snowstorm in Pahrump, Nevada, in 1973.

0373    Mike Floyd heads out of the chute during a junior rodeo in Pahrump, Nevada, in the mid 1970s.

0374    Robin Ruud with his steer, Moby, at the J.C. Fair, about 1970. His sister, Joyce, is with her steer, Dynamite. The man inspecting Dynamite is unidentified. The fair was held each year at the Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada; the Pahrump 4-H Club always participated.

0375    Jacque Ruud in a contemplative mood at the pond where she washed clothes after her family moved to Pahrump, Nevada. Their dog, a Doberman, is in the background. The photo was taken in 1958.

0376    Joyce Ruud at age four, standing before the trailer the family moved from California to Pahrump, Nevada. The photo was taken in 1958.

0377    Bob Ruud in the backyard of his new home in Pahrump, Nevada, looking east Toward Mount Charleston, 1968.

0378    Joyce and Robin Ruud standing in front of their trailer in Pahrump, Nevada, in 1961.

0379    From left: Margaret Woner Elgorriagga, Lealla Woner Upton, Frank Woner, Louis Woner Clark, Jacque Woner Ruud, and Charlotte Woner Floyd in 1983 at Charlotte Woner Floyd's home.

0380    This is the pond described in photograph 0375 of this collection. The artesian Water was used for washing; play; and irrigation. This view is looking south. The photo was taken in 1958.

0381    Rick Ruud in 1969 or 1970 after a jackrabbit hunt.

0382    Taken at an El Riata trail ride sometime in the 1960s. El Riata was a horse Training and riding club for the children of Pahrump, Nevada. Once each year the children went on a long ride, with a barbeque and overnight stay. Bob Ruud
Was chef; he would drive his cattle truck up, attach a tarp, cook, and let the smaller children sleep inside the truck.

0383    Another view of the El Riata trail ride described in the previous photo. Some of
The older children opted for motor bikes instead of horses.

0384    Bob Ruud with his granddaughter Ricky in approximately 1980. Ricky is Sporting a shawl Bob brought her from his trip to Guatemala.

0385    Jacque Ruud and her mother, Mildred Hensley Woner, in 1981 at Pernicano's Italian Restaurant in Pahrump, Nevada. Mrs. Woner has been a Pahrump Resident since 1975.

0386    Bob Ruud and his youngest son, Robin, in front of Frank Woner's house on the Pahrump Ranch, approximately 1965. The house (at right) is made of railroad ties. The fish were probably caught below Hoover Dam on the Colorado River.

0388    Another picture from the El Riata trail ride, ca. 1970.

0389    Bob Ruud wrapping meat for the Pahrump Harvest Festival in the early 1970s. Bob was the chef for the festival for about 12 years.

0390    Jacque Ruud at the cotton gin in 1963 or 1964, standing beside the year's first Bale of cotton. A prize was awarded for the first bale of the year, and growers used to practically handpick their first bale to try to win that prize.

0391    Pahrump 4-H youngsters at a greased pig contest in 1968 or 1969. The kids kept and raised the pigs that they caught.

0392    Rick Tuud with daughter Ricky down at the hay- cubing barn.

0393    The Simkins Ranch on the northern end of Pahrump, Nevada, in 1975, looking east.

0394    Back row, from left: Margaret Woner Elgorriagga, Lealla Woner Upton, Frank Woner, Lois Woner, Clark, Jacque Woner Ruud, and Charlotte Woner Floyd. Mildred Hensley Woner is in the center. Charlotte Woner Floyd's home, 1983.

0395    Neighbors help the Ruuds break ground for their new home in September 1968, from left: Gary Bowman and his wife Alice; Mrs. Perry Bowman; Pauline Siri; Ed Siri (the Pahrump deputy sheriff at the time); Carol Woner and her son
Benny; (the blond-haired women is not identified); Ben Floyd; Frank Woner; Perry Bowman; Hollis Harris; Jacque and Bob Ruud.

0396    Al and Lynn Bells balling what probably is alfalfa, on the Simkins Ranch in 1975.

0397    From left: Max Hefen, Bob Ruud, and Tim Hefen celebrate the completion of a cattle chute on the Ruuds' Basin Ranch. The chute was put together in cooperation with the state of Nevada and some of the advisory council from the
University of Nevada, Reno, and is used for vaccination and de-horning.

0398    Joyce Ruud shows her steer, Dynamite, at the J.C. Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada, about 1970.

0399    Another shot of the greased pig competition described in photo 0391 of this collection, 1968 or 1969; holding onto the pig is one of the Mason boys.

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Turner (Pahrump, Nevada)

0400    Two views of the grapevines on Frank "Pop" Buol's place. These shots were taken from a booklet on Pahrump, Nevada, published in 1947.

0401    Nan Crutchfield at the entrance to the Pahrump Ranch, October 1947. This picture is from a booklet on Pahrump, Nevada, published in 1947.

0402    Registered Hereford cattle on the Pahrump Ranch, after 1947.

0403    Irrigating grain or alfalfa on the Pahrump Ranch in the early 1950s. At the time planting was done on beds, and irrigation was done in the furrows.

0404    Stanley Adams examining a new pump well on the Shurtliff Ranch, about 1955. The well was powered by a 92 horsepower Caterpiller diesel engine.

0405    A cotton crop on the Pahrump Ranch, looking southwest.

0406    Bill and Frances "Dutch" Turner at Dutch's testimonial in 1976. The testimonial was held to celebrate Dutch's many years as postmaster in Pahrump, Nevada.

0407    Apricot trees on frank "pop" Buol's place. The person in the photograph is not identified. The farm also grew peaches pears, cherries, pomegranates, figes, and nut trees, including pistachios. From a booklet on Pahrump, Nevada, published in 1947.

0408    Tom and Ben Ward in a cotton field in the early 1950s.

0409    Stacks of baled hay, a chief product of the Pahrump Valley, from a booklet on Pahrump, Nevada, published in 1947.

0410    Ben Ward driving a tractor on the Pahrump Ranch in the early 1950s. Gerland Emory is trying wires; the man at far right is unidentified.

0411    Walt Williams on the Pahrump Ranch Air Strip, with the cotton gin in the distance, in approximately 1959.

0412    Cotton trailers in front of the cotton gin in Pahrump, Nevada. The tall tower was a pre-cleaner. Seed storage was to the left of the tower, and the small structure next to the tower was the power house.

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Wiley (Pahrump Valley)

0413    Willow trees bordering both sides of the first road that led to the old Yount Ranch, also known as the Hidden Ranch and the Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, 1937.

0414    Suspension bridge above Cathedral Canyon, Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada. The bridge was constructed in 1972 by Roland Wiley, owner of the ranch and producer of the Cathedral Canyon attraction. ( More information printed on the photo board.)

0415    Dora Lee Brown and her niece on the Yount, or Hidden Hills Ranch, 1930s. Mrs. Brown and her son Steve originally lived at the Yount home on the ranch, but when Roland Wiley took possession they moved to a nearby area in which a
Spring flowed and considerable vegetation was present. Wiley referred to the area as Dora's place. In the 1970s, a flash flood destroyed the area, washing away the soil and trees and eliminating the spring.

0416    Elmer Bowman and Roland Wiley are pictured in a cotton field on the Manse Ranch, owned by Elmer Bowman, early 1950s. Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada.

0417    Granddaughter of Dora Lee Brown near the spring at Dora's place on the Yount (Hidden Hills) Ranch, probably the early 1940s.

0418    Dora Lee Brown and her granddaughter at Dora's place on the Yount (Hidden Hills) Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1940.

0419    Hoot Gibson, a western cowboy actor, and Mrs. Elderbrook, then crowned Mrs. America, landing on Roland Wiley's Hidden Hills Ranch airstrip, early 1950s.

0420    Fred Kennedy riding a gaited horse owned by Roland Wiley at Cathedral Canyon Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, approximately 1939.

0421    Cathedral Canyon in Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, between 1950 and 1960Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Roland Wiley is on the left in the white shirt; Mr. Elderbrook, from Palm Springs, is in the foreground in the white hat. Mrs. Elderbrook and Hoot Gibson's wife are also pictured.

0422    Visitors at the Hidden Hills Ranch during the 1950s. Hoot Gibson is standing behind the hitching post shaking his hands with Murdell Earl, owner of the ENT Drug Store in North Las Vegas.

0423    Roland Wiley is at the left and Elmer Bowman, owner of the Manse Ranch, is at the far right, visiting Harry and Mary Sackett, an Indian couple who lived in a cottage on the Manse Ranch, ca. 1990.

0424    Homestead house constructed on John Yount's homestead location at the south end of Pahrump Valley, Nevada. The house looked pretty much as it does here when Roland Wiley acquired John Yount's ranch in 1936. (More information on Photo board.)

0425    In 1941, Roland constructed the airstrip pictured here near his ranch in Pahrump Valley. (Pictured here; more background info. on photo board.)

0426    Cabins located on the Yount Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, 1950s. The cabins were constructed by Roland Wiley following Wiley's purchase of the ranch in 1936. The last cabin was built in 1950.

0427    Cattle trails located on the Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada. Undated photo.

0428    Riders and horses at the mouth of Torpedo Canyon, Hidden Hills Ranch, late 1940s. Left to right: Fred Kennedy, a resident of Sandy Valley for many years; Caretaker of the Hidden Hills Ranch; a client of Roland Wiley's,name unknown.

0429    Buildings located on Roland Wiley's Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada. The site where the buildings are located was known as Dora's Place, where Dora Brown and her family resided. (More information on photo board)

0430    Aerial view of the Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, ca. 1980.

0431    In 1967, 15 acres of Roland Wiley's land holdings on the California side of the Pahrump Valley were planted in melons. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Part of
the irrigation system and the Crop from that enterprise are shown.

0432 Unidentifed persons and melons grown on the California side of Roland Wiley's Ranch in Pahrump Valley, 1967.

0433    A view of a truck, farm workers, and melons grown on Roland Wiley's Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, 1967.

0434    Mummified remains of an Indian renegade known as Queho. This photo was taken in the early 1940sÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ (More information on the photo board). Standing second from left is Frank White was a member of the pose that initially searched For Queho.

0435    Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, just prior to the canyon's development as a shrine by Roland Wiley, ca. 1971. A few lights have been strung up and guests have been invited to commemorate the occasion.

0436    A view of the suspension bridge and the statue of Christ at Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, late 1980s. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Roland Wiley is seated in the picture; the man standing in the white shirt is unidentified. More information on the
Photo board.

0437    Another view of Cathedral Canyon from the same perspective as 0436.

0438    An aerial view of Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, showing the parking lot and suspension bridge. The walls are about 30 feet high and a Recirculation waterfall has been constructed at the head of the canyon. The
Canyon is lighted at night, ca. 1986.

0439    Aerial view of Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, late 1980s.

0440    A close up of the Christ of the Andes statue located at Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, ca. 1980.

0441    Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, circa 1950. The remains of a fire place believed to have been constructed by the Indians. Left to right: Ruth Ellerbrook; unidentified; unidentified; Frank Ellerbrook, husband of Ruth Eller Brook. More information on the photo board.

0442    Roland Wiley at the entrance to Cathedral Canyon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, Late 1980.

0443    Roland Wiley, the creator and financier of Cathedral Canon, Pahrump Valley, Nevada (admission is free), seated in the canyon with the suspension bridge and the replica of the Christ of the Andes in the background, 1989.

0444    During the early 1950s, Roland Wiley raised pheasants on his Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada. The birds were turned loose on the property in large numbers and hunted by guests from hotels In Las Vegas and other areas. Wiley's economic venture in raising pheasants for hunting, however, was not successful.

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Ford (Pahrump Valley, Nevada)

0445    Stanley Ford and his new six- cylinder Chevrolet truck, about 1931. For was in The trucking business in the Los Angeles area.

0446    Cowboys branding a calf on the Manse Ranch, probably in the 1940s.

0447    Looking west from the Raycraft Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, around 1940. Cedar posts, on the left, were cut in the Spring Mountain Range. Pictured is a four-wheel trailer constructed by Stanley Ford.

0448    House on the Raycraft Ranch, 1945, looking west. The house was built by Jim Raycraft from lumber obtained at the Johnnie Townsite and hauled down to Pahrump in wagons. The car is a 1931 Graham, used by Stanley FordÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ (More Information on photo board.)

0449    Look closely toward the middle of the photograph, about an inch above the Mountain range, and you'll see an atomic mushroom cloud from a test at the Nevada Test Site. Photo was taken from the front yard of Harry Ford's home in Pahrump Valley, Nevada, looking north, a little east of Mount Sterling in 1952 or 1953.

0450    Eighteen - year old Harry "Button" Ford and his 1946 Ford convertible, parked in front of his home in Pahrump Valley, Nevada, during the summer of 1955.

0451    The first Pahrump Harvest Festival, held September 5, 1964. Looking northeast toward Mount Sterling.

0452    The first Pahrump Harvest Festival, September 5, 1964. The celebration was held approximately where the arena exists in 1988, near the Community Building.

0453    A John Deere tractor purchased by Stanley Ford use in Pahrump Valley, Nevada. The tractor was purchased shortly after World War II, after Ford stopped using horses. Ford did not purchase the tractor new; at one time it had been used as a power planet for a sawmill.

0454    Head frame of the Johnnie Mine, Johnnie, Nevada, about 1987.

0455    Remains of the home of Jack Longstreet, long - time Nye County resident and renowned desert frontiersman. The home was located in Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, near a large spring now known as Longstreets's Spring. Longstreet occupied the site in 1890s. This photo was taken in July 1983; in August 1984, floods destroyed the remains of the home.

0456    Another view of the home of Jack Longstreet, at Longstreet Spring, Ash Meadows, Nevada, July 1983. The home was destroyed by a flood in the following year.

0457    Students at the Pahrump School, Rose School District, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, 1945. Back row. Left to right, Johnnie Franks, Glenn Brooks, Helen Ford (Ward), Frederick "Fraddy" Sharp, Angelina Sharp. Font row, left to right, Teacher Norma Schnerder, Harry S. Ford, Mary Sue Sawday, Carol Jean Wilson, Darlene Cayton, Alberta Sharp, Catherine Ann "Timynia" Sawday.

0458    Automobile used a school bus in Pahrump, Nevada, 1945, and students.

0459    Grader removing snow from Pahrump Valley, Nevada, roads, ca. 1960.

0460    Well -drilling rig owned and operated by Stanley Ford. During the 1940s and 1950s Ford drilled many of the wells in Pahrump Valley, Nev. Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada. 1948.

0461    The Pahrump School, operated by the Rose School District, Main Street, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, 1948.

0462    Stanley Ford operating the controls of his well-drilling equipment in the Pahrump Valley.

0463    Cabin once occupied by Jack Longstreet in Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada. Photograph was taken in July 1983; the historic landmark was Destroyed by a flood in August 1984.

0464    The Johnnie Mine, Nye County, Nevada, 1983.

0465    Hattie Todd Ford, Pahrump, Nevada, 1946. She was related through her father to Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln.

0466    Stanely Ford, Pahrump, Nevada, 1946.

0467    Cover of the official program for ceremonies opening the Pahrump -Las Vegas Highway over Mountain Spring Pass, September 26, 1954.

0468    Cover of the first Pahrump Valley, Nevada, telephone directory. March 6, 1965.

0469    First Pahrump Valley, Nevada, telephone directory. March 6, 1965.

0470    Front page, Pahrump Valley Times, January 1971.

0471    Page 6 of Pahrump Valley Times, January 1971.

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Hafen (Pahrump, Nevada)

0472    The Jack Soules Memorial Golf Tournament, about 1986. Held at the Cal-Vada County Club Golf Course, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada. Left to right are Tim Hafen; Warren Church, former president of Preferred Equities; Dottie
Soules, widow of Jack Soules; and Fifth Judicial District Judge William P. Beko.

0473    Governor Paul Laxalt of Nevada, in his office, sometime between 1967 and 1969. Left to right, Tim Hafen, Brian Hafen, Governor Laxalt, and Gary Hafen.

0474    School class, Pahrump, Nevada, about 1970. Sandy Hafen is pictured holding a birthday cake, Connie Anderson is third from left, Joley Pallan, fourth from left, Mark Slater is pictured in back with glasses. Maureen Anderson, Butch
Neff, and Theresa Mankins are also pictured.

0475    Left to right, Tim Hafen, Janie Hafen, Nevada Governor Paul Laxalt, and Greg
Hafen, late 1960s.

0476    Hafen Ranch, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada, about 1967. Left to right, Jack Hafen, daughters Vickie Hafen, Sandy Hafen, and Paula Hafen.

0477    Tim Hafen, Mesquite, Nevada, 1947.

0478    Aerial view of the Pahrump Trading Post, about 1947.

0479    Tim Hafen at Well No. 5 on his ranch in 1964. Pictured with Hafen are Lisa Hafen and Miguel Avena. The water was artesian and flowed at between 800 And 900 gallons per minute.

0480    The Peppermint Palace, Pahrump, Nevada, about (1988) known as the Saddle
West. Early 1970s.

0481    View of cottonseed bins at the Nevada Cotton Gin, Pahrump, Nevada, probably 1970s. Cottonseed was conveyed in the round pipe stored in the bin, then fed by gravity into trucks.

0482    Horses and a cow in a pasture on Tim Hafen's property, Pahrump, Nevada, ca. 1970.

0483    Cotton fields belonging to Tim Hafen, Pahrump, Nevada, 1970s.

0484    An International cotton picker, Pahrump, Nevada, 1970s.

0485    Exterior, Nevada Ginning Company, Pahrump, Nevada, 1960s or 1970s.

0486    Max and Estelle Hafen about 1935 with sons Tim Hafen (standing) and Gary Hafen.

0487    Left to right, Ralph Zimmerman; Joe Drew, Justice of the Peace of Goldfield; William P. Beko, Nye County District Attorney; an unidentified woman; and Tim Hafen, Goldfield, Nevada, late 1960s or early 1970s.

0488    Sandy Hafen's birthday party and some of her friends, including Winky Neff, Theresa Mankins, Mark Slater, Maureen Anderson, Connie Anderson, Butch Neff, and Jolie Pallan. Approximately 1970. (Picture taken at the same time as
Photo 0474 in this set.)

0489    A function held by Calcot Ltd., a Pahrump marketing association, approximately 1962. Left to right, George Slater, manager of Pahrump's cotton gin, Walt Williams, Perry Bowman, a Calcot official (name not known) and Tim Hafen.

0490    Tim Hafen with Wayne Kirch, who was active in Nevada Fish and Game affairs and was Nevada Fish And Game Commissioner for many years. The apples were grown on the Hafen Ranch, probably early 1980s.

0491    North end of the Hafen Ranch, Pahrump, Nevada, and a display of some old farm machinery, including a manure spreader and a concrete mixer. The mixer a Rex model, was built in 1903. It was powered by a LeRoy engine with a
Water cooler around a cylinder, ca. 1980.

0492    View of the Pahrump Trading Post, Pahrump, Nevada, approximately 1947. The building was constructed of railroad ties, as were a number of buildings in the valley from that era.

0493    Home of Tim Hafen, approximately 1964.

0494    The Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nevada, about 1947.

0495    Interior of the Nevada Cotton Gin, probably late 1970s. The cotton gin closed permanently in 1983.

0496    Cotton fields belonging to Tim Hafen, Pahrump, Nevada, probably early October 1970s. Looking east in the direction of Las Vegas.

0497    Nevada Farm Bureau staff inspect cotton fields belonging to Tim Hafen, Pahrump, Nevada about 1976.

0498    Pahrump Valley rancher Tim Hafen receives the Outstanding Young Farmer Award, presented by the Junior Chamber of Commerce for Governor Charles Russell is on the left. The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Ezra Taft Benson,
Presented the award. Nevada Sen. Molly Malone (U.S. Sen.), stands in the Background with Beldon Katleman, owner of the El Rancho.

0499    Aerial view of the Pahrump Trading Post, probably taken at the same time as photo 0478 in this series, about 1947.

0500    Building on Ray Van HornÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s place on the Dollar Ranch now (1988) known as Country Place II, at the north end of Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1947.

0501    Fall Festival Parade, Pahrump, Nevada, early 1980s. The Saddle West is visible in the background.

0502    Aerial view of an unidentified ranch, perhaps the Pahrump Ranch, Date Unknown.

0503    The Cotton PickinÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Saloon near Highway 372, Pahrump, Nevada, approximately 1970.

0504    Lois Kellogg at an unknown location, with a Russian wolfhound dog, a breed which she later raised at her Fish lake Valley, Nevada, ranch. Photo was taken in approximately1915, and was obtained from the Getty Museum.

0505    Lois Kellogg at an unidentified location, ca. 1930. This photo was originally obtained from the Getty Museum.

0506    Lois Kellogg at an unidentified location, ca. 1930. This appears to have been taken at the same time as the photo 0505 in this set. This photo was originally obtained from the Getty Museum.

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Brown (Tecopa- Pahrump Area)

0507    Baling hay at the Resting Spring Ranch near Tecopa, California, approximately 1910.

0508    At left, Dora Lee Brown, sister of Bob Lee and mother of Steve Brown, panning gold near the Resting Spring Ranch around 1915. Clara Lee is in the center; third woman not identified.

0509    Team and freight wagons, perhaps at the town of Johnnie, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1910. Note the sign on the building in the background that reads Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Buy lots in Johnnie nowÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

0510    Believed to be the Resting Spring Ranch, date unknown.

0511    Possibly Dora Lee Brown (second from left) pictured with fellow students at the Sherman Indian School at Riverside, California, probably around 1910.

0512    Stacking ha, possibly at the Resting Spring Ranch near Tecopa, California; or may be either the Pahrump or Manse Ranches, probably near 1925.

0513    Irrigation at the Resting Spring Ranch near Tecopa, California, probably before 1915. Man on left may be Philander Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½PhiÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Lee.

0514    Date and location unknown, probably the Tecopa-Pahrump Area.

0515    Believed to be the Noonday Mill, located not far from Tecopa, California. Date unknown.

0516    John YountÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home on the Hidden Ranch, now known as the Hidden Hills Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1917. Located off to the right of this photograph was a windmill and a blacksmith shop.

0517    Model-A Ford belonging to Bob Lee. No one was allowed to sit in the front seat of the car with Lee because it was reserved for LeeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s dog, Pictured here are Dora Lee Brown, Bob BrownÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s daughter, and Margie Brown, Dora Lee BrownÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Granddaughter and daughter of DoraÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s son Steve Brown.

0518    Philander Lee sitting in a buckboard with his daughter, Dora Lee Brown, probably around 1915. Probably photographed at Resting Spring near Tecopa, California.

0519    Believed to be the old Pahrump Store. Until a window was constructed to the left of the double doors, a post office was housed there, on the left side of the buildingÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s interior. Individuals pictured are not identified. The store was located on the Pahrump Ranch, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada. The picture is believed to date from before 1920. Woman may be Clara Lee, daughter of Phi Lee.

0520    L-R: Dick Lee, Bob Lee, Clara Lee, Dora Lee, all children of Philander and Mops Lee, ca. 1910. Mops is believed to be short for Moppitts, a word meaning old lady, or old woman, in Southern Paiute. The woman on right not identified.

0521    Unidentified man partaking of the Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Oh Be JoyfulÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, date and location unknown.

0522    Steve Brown, Marcus Fizaldi, and Steve BrownÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s uncle, Bob Lee, in front of Bob LeeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home in the Pahrump Valley, approximately 1938.

0523    The corral on the Pahrump Ranch, about 1950. Two large grain bins are visible in the distance. Behind the corral there was a pasture.

0524    Maimie Steve and Bob Brown, Pahrump Valley, Nye County, Nevada, probably 1940s.

0525    Bob Lee and his Model-A automobile, date unknown.

0526    Picture not yet identified.

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Fallini (Twin Springs Area)

0527     Schoolhouse and students at Twin Springs, Nevada, about 1955.

0528     Easter Sunday, about 1945, at the Twin Springs Ranch, Joe Fallini, Jr. on the left with his cousin Virginia. Note the old stage building in the background.

0529    Indian woman shelling pine nuts at the cattle corrals about Tonopah. Picture taken prior to 1940.

0530    Branding cattle on the Fallini Ranch during the 1940s. Ray Fallini, kneeling, is marking the animalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ear during what is called the Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½knife workÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Joe Fallini is on the dark horse.

0531    Dad LoriganÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s cook wagon on a round-up at CrowÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Nest, up Railroad Valley from Twin Springs. Ranchers got together and participated in round-ups, and Lorigan would cook for the entire crew.

0532    Photo taken at the old stage building on the Fallini Ranch at Twin Springs, Nye County, Nevada. Joe Fallini stands at the right, next to his niece, Hazel Aragoni branding irons hang up on the wall.

0533    School at Tybo, Nye County, Nevada, late 1930s. Anna Baird Green, sister of Helen Baird Fallini, is in the back row, far left.

0534    The children of Giovanni Fallini at the Eden Creek Ranch, about 1912. Included are Joe, Raymond, Mildred, and Ethel Fallini. Joe Fallini is the smallest child.

0535    Oscar, the Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½LeftyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, about 1975. Lefty is a calf whose mother has abandoned him. (More information on photo board.)

0536    Twin Springs, Nevada, early 1950s.

0537    Joe Fallini and his granddaughters, Lorinda and Karina.

0538    Anna Baker, mother of Helen Fallini, Cherry, Arizona, 1915.

0539    Monte Rore, an employee of the BLM at Battle Mountain. Photo taken at the Twin Springs Ranch in the aftermath of the 1948-49 snowstorm, when tractors were sent out to break roads to get to the cattle. The Fallinis lost over 600 heads of cattle that year. Rore is operating a radio set up in Helen FalliniÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s living room.

0540    Joe Fallini, about 1965.

0541    Fallini family and relatives. From left, Helen Fallini; unidentified person; Joe Fallini; Ethel Aragoni; Helen and JoeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s son, Joe Fallini with wife Susan; and Mildred Lorigan.

0542    The Fallinis would round up their cattle and drive them to Tonopah for shipment on the Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad. In this photo, cattle are seen at the Tonopah shipping yards, about 1939.

0543    George Chubey and a deer he shot at Eden Creek, Nye County, Nevada, late 1930s.

0544    Anna Baker Baird, mother of Helen Fallini, about 1935. Children are Helen FalliniÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s sister Rosemary and her brother Charles. Photo taken at BairdÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home in Tonopah, Nevada.

0545    Old ranch buildings at Tybo occupied by a man named Constant, a cousin to the Fallinis, about 1940.

0546    Joe Fallini with his pickup overlooking Tonopah, about 1935. Mizpah Mine is visible in the distance.

0547    Helen Baird Fallini observing a cow stuck in the mud near Twin Springs, Nevada, about 1935.

0548    Helen and Joe Fallini, Tonopah, Nevada, about 1935.

0549    Helen Fallini in front of the wild rose bushes at Eden Creek, Kawich Mountain, about 1935. George Chubey took the photo with the intention of using it on a cover of some sheet music of songs that he had written during that period.

0550    Anna Baker Baird, mother of Helen Fallini, in front of her home in Tonopah, Nevada, about 1934.

0551    The Merger Mill, located at Bellehelen, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, about 1935.

0552    Schoolhouse at Eden Creek, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, about 1934. The school was located in front of the stone house, which belonged to Giovanni Fallini. The children are, left to right: Hazel Aragoni, Alice Pete, Dick Pete, and Lawrence Aragoni; the teacher is Helen Humphrey.

0553    On the left is Blake Baker, Helen FalliniÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s maternal grandfather, deputy sheriff of Wickenburg, Arizona. On the right is Charles Baird, Helen FalliniÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s father. Photo taken at Wickenburg, Arizona, ca. 1920.

0554    The old Elks Building on Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada, middle 1930s. The Building was located next door to the present day (1989) post office.

0555    The old Ford Midland Garage on Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada, early 1930s.

0556    The Merger Mill located at Bellehelen, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, middle 1930s.

0557    Giovanni Fallini in front of his home at Eden Creek, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1932 or 1933. Fallini is pictured with a pet hen he called his Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CropleÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, meaning cripple;Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ (more information on photo board).

0558    Mr. and Mrs. Stingley, Eden Creek, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, About 1935. The Stringleys had mining claims up Eden Creek.

0559    Helen Baird Fallini and George Chubey, Eden Creek Ranch, Kawich Mts., Nye County, Nevada, 1934.

0560    Driving horses at the Fallini Ranch, about 1936.

0561    One of the first diesel trucks to haul cattle off the Fallini Ranch, about 1938.Prior to the introduction of trucks, it was necessary to drive the cattle to Tonopah, where they were placed on the railroad.

0562    Bautista Venner on the front porch of his home at the base of the Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, just west of the Reveille Mill in Reveille Valley, about 1938.

0563    Joe Fallini and his horse at Eden Creek, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, about 1934.

0564    Fourth of July celebration and parade in Tonopah, Nevada, in front of the Elks Lodge, ca. 1930.

0565    O.K.Reed at the Cedar Corrals, Cedar Pipeline, located south of the Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1919.

0545a    Rosemary Baird, sister to Helen Fallini, about 1935. Mizpah Mine is visible in the distance.

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Bradshaw (Goldfield, Tonopah, etc.)

0566    Woman and children at Rabbit Springs, about a quarter of a mile south of the Present (1988) Highway Maintenance Building, Goldfield, Nevada, about 1920. Woman at left in the hat is Marguerite Bradshaw, mother of Albert Nicholas Bradshaw. On the far right is Mrs. Hill. Albert Bradshaw may be the child third From the right in front.

0567    Albert Bradshaw, far right, on his 70th birthday, Tonopah, Nevada 1984. BradshawÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s sons, Gerald and Nick Bradshaw, and NickÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wife Lorraine joined Him at the Lions Club for a surprise birthday party.

0568    Bradshaw Family reunion, Tonopah, Nevada, Christmas, about 1950. Back row, Left to right: John OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary, George Bradshaw, Ray Miller, Francis Bradshaw, And Albert Nicholas Bradshaw OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary; Marguerite Bradshaw; Nick Bradshaw; Louise Parker, wife of Francis Bradshaw; and Wilma Johnson Bradshaw, holding their youngest son, Gerald. Front row, from left: Nick Bradshaw, John OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary, John Miller, Linda OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary, Lorraine Bradshaw, and Donna OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary.

0569    Eighth grade graduation, Goldfield, Nevada, 1927. At the far left is David Walker; continuing from left are Raymond Jepperson, Calvin Conley, and Albert Bradshaw. Teacher Ora Mumford stands in back.

0570    Eighth grade graduation, Goldfield, Nevada, 1927. Left to right: Catherine McNair, Margaret Malone, Eleanor Dillinger, and Astrid Johnson.

0571    Bill Barrow and Albert Bradshaw at the collar of the Florence Mine shaft, Goldfield, Nevada, about 1937. The men are holding their coffee and are Preparing to descend 250 feet down the manway, to BradshawÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s left, to put in a Shift.

0572    A postcard picture of part of the red-light district in Goldfield, Nevada, 1907.

0573    Although the town of Goldfield had produced tens of millions of dollars in ore, By the Depression money was scarce in town. Here, A.N. Bradshaw is pictured Beside an FWD truck and a hard Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½rubber tired trailer, filled with firewood that Had been collected in the mountains around Lida, Nevada. The wood was sold Locally as a way of making money. Ca. 1930.

0574    Young Albert Bradshaw selling Saturday Evening Posts at Lunging, Nevada, About 1920.

0575    Albert Bradshaw in his Western Union delivery boyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s uniform, delivering a Telegram. Goldfield, Nevada, late 1920s.

0576    Luning School, Luning, Nevada, about 1919 or 1920. The school comprised Grades one through eight. Standing on the top step, far left, is Francis Bradshaw And next to him is Albert Bradshaw (in bib overalls).

0577    A group of boys on a scouting trip, somewhere in the vicinity of Goldfield, Possibly Fish Lake Valley. The boys are riding in a truck belonging to the United Land and Cattle Company, and the vehicle features hard- rubber tires. Ca. 1926.

0578    The Bradshaw children, probably Luning, Nevada, about 1920. From the left Are Francis Bradshaw, Maisie Bradshaw, and Albert Bradshaw.

0579    Scouting expedition, probably somewhere in the Goldfield area. Scoutmaster Mr. Kyburz is flanked by Raymond Jepperson on the left and Charlie Olsen on The right. The car is a Buick Roadster. Albert Bradshaw took the picture, Probably 1920s.

0580    A.N. Bradshaw, father of Albert Bradshaw, driving a Model-T truck about 1920, Perhaps at the Gold Park Mine located about 10 miles north of Ione, Nevada. Note the truckÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s hard-rubber tires in the rear, the chain drive, and the truckÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s seat Either homemade or borrowed from a wagon.

0581    Marguerite Bradshaw and A.N. Bradshaw, parents of Albert Bradshaw, Tonopah Nevada, Christmas, ca. 1950.

0582    The 20-30 Club in Tonopah, Nevada, in the 40s. Jack McCloskey is at the far Left; Gerald Roberts is third from the left; Albert Bradshaw is standing at right, Behind the hand of the man in the light suit holding the plaque.

0583    Initiation night at the ElksÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Hall, Goldfield, Nevada, about 1937 or 1938. Among Those pictured are Ed Kitchen, Albert Bradshaw, Bill Barrow, A.N. Bradshaw, Dr. J.C. Cherry, John Koontz, John OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Leary, Doc Galvin, Leonard Traynor, and Mr. Sutherland.

0584    A picture of a settlement sheet, received by Albert Bradshaw and his partners, From a shipment made from a lease at the Florence Mine, Goldfield, Nevada, in 1937, from the American Smelting and Refining Co. in Garfield, Utah.

0585    A letter received by Albert Bradshaw and his partners in 1937 in forming them of the sums due to them as a result of shipments made from the Florence Mine, Goldfield, Nevada.

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Coombs (Tonopah Area)

0586    School picture, Tonopah, Nevada, about 1957. Bill Coombs, third from the right In the last row; Clyde Newman, killed in Vietnam, far right last row; Jimmy Franks, third from the right in the front row; Charley Cecchini, fifth from the Right in the front. Remaining students not identified.

0587    Water truck near a tungsten mine operated by Curly Coombs above the Turk Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1952. Left to right, Shorty Morris, Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, CoombsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ ex-wife.

0588    Nye County Sheriff Bill Thomas on the right, about 1952, with Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs. Taken at the tungsten mine about the Turk Ranch in Smoky Valley, Nevada, owned by Sheriff Thomas, under lease to a company, And operated by Coombs.

0589    Front view of the home of Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, located in Tonopah, Nevada, about 1960. Coombs purchased the house about 1950 and moved into It the following year; the siding was added in 1955.

0590    Bottle cellar at the Berg home in Round Mountain, Nevada. Cellar was Constructed by Will Berg about 1915; photo ca. 1970.

0591    View of Charles Street, Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada. House at near left Belongs to Ed Slavin; the second house belongs to Alice Lorigan. Ca. 1970.

0592    Cabin on the Gold Star Claim, Royston Hills, Nye County, Nevada, near Cold Springs. Photo taken about 1984.

0593    View of Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada, about 1958. Mizpah Hotel is in the Background next to the Butler Theatre and the Modern Barber Shop, then Operated by Bob Williams.

0594    Left to right, Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ CoombsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ sons Allen and Bill; CoombsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ step SonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wife and her daughter; and behind the child, Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, Ca.1955.

0595    Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs at his mill at Royston, Nevada, panning gold in a Kitchen skillet, about 1985.

0596    Photo taken at St. Ives, Cornwall, England, during the 1960s. At the left is Selena Broom, aunt of Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs. Selena Broom was born in Tonopah about 1903; not liking life in Tonopah, she returned to the Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½old CountryÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ to live.

0597    A mill being constructed at Iron Canyon, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs during the middle 1950s. The mine was Owned by the Meyers brothers. The Terrell brothers had a mining property Not far to the north.

0598    The No.1 shaft at Round Mountain, Nevada, operated by Nevada Porphry, 1967. Foreman Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs is pictured.

0599    Back side of stock certificate for the Tonopah Divide Mining Company, June 14, 1923. This share is dated April 10, 1935.

0600    Front side of a stock certificate of the 1,250,000 shares of the Tonopah Divide Mining Company at $1.00 each. Billy Douglas, a prominent mine promoter in Tonopah, promoted the mine and was the companyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s president. A man named Erickson was the mineÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s boss.

0601    Danny Murnane, at left, and Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, about 1967, at a Mining claim at Divide, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

0602    Living quarters constructed by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs at the tungsten mine in Iron Canyon, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, middle 1950s. This building was eventually moved to town and attached to a house near the Odd Fellows Hall.

0603    Students at the Tonopah public school, middle 1950s.

0604    A mill constructed by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs in Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1965. The mill included a ball mill and a 7 Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½foot sluice box and used Amalgamation. It had a 4-ton per day capacity. The mill used water from Jett Canyon and was located about Ã��Ã�¼ mile form the shaft where the ore was obtained.

0605    A shaft sunk by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, Round Mountain, Nevada, late 1960s. The shaft was located just below the No.1 shaft in order to get back under The old mill, where it was believed some big pillars of ore could be found.

0606    Post office, Found Mountain, Nevada, about 1968.

0607    Tonopah Jr. High School basketball team, early 1960s. The back row includes Gary Downs, Kretschmer, Wally Pete, and Joe Clifford. In the front row are Jaime Pillers, Diane Rogers, Clyde Newman, Jaime Franks, Mike Robb, Eddie Murphy and Debbie Skanovsky. Others not identified.

0608    Long view of the early stages of construction of the cabin and mill in Iron Canyon, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, middle 1950s. A tunnel was Driven under the mountain, which included 1,000 feet of workings.

0609    Looking north at the gallows frame of the old Orazaba Mine, about 40 miles North of Tonopah, Nevada, about 1977. Note the old s team boiler on the right.

0610    View from the tungsten mine operated by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs in Smoky Valley, Nye County, Nevada, about 1952. Workings included a gallows frame And a shaft; the ore was hauled to Gabbs.

0611    A small mill, known as Black Mill, purchased for about 9,000 by Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs about 1952, and set up in Iron Canyon, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada. The mill was manufactured by a man named Black in Bishop, California.

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Hooper (Miscellaneous locations)

0612    Mayme Hooper is on the far left and her sister is on the far right. The woman Second from the left is a missionary; she is holding one of Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Sisters. The small child standing is another sister. The taller child standing is a Missionary child. Photo taken approximately 1930 at Fallon, Nevada.

0613    When Mayme Hooper was a student at the Steward Indian School at Carson City, Nevada, during the 1920s, a group of relatives came to the school to visit and they all decided to drive up to Lake Tahoe. Albert Hooper, who later married Mayme, is standing near the center wearing a hat. On the far left is Albert Hicks, HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s cousin, standing next to Hooper.

0614    Campus of the Stewart Indian School, Carson City, Nevada mid-1920s. On the Far right is the Domestic Science building; next to it stands the older girlÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Dormitory.

0615    A Health Parade, Stewart Indian School, Carson City, Nevada, May 30, 1926.    The sign reads, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½What is the secret to better health? Eat more vegetables.Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½

0616    Mayme Hooper was present, but not pictured, at this gathering of Shoshone Indians in Lone Pine, California, probably early 1930s. Those present are Playing an Indian gambling game.

0617    Photo taken at Lone Pine, California, early 1930s. Mayme Hooper is on the Right, next to her mother Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½in-law and the foster son she raised.

0618    Photo of Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s family about 1913, taken on the reservation at the Mission, Fallon, Nevada. Mayme Hooper is seated in the middle, her two Brothers on either side with her mother and father, Fred Williams and Lilly Breckenridge Williams.

0619    Mayme Hooper, shortly after her to marriage to Albert Hooper and her arrival At her home in the Monitor Valley, Nye County, Nevada, late 1920s.

0620    Mayme Hooper holding her sisterÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s daughter Lilly on Easter Sunday, early 1930s. An Easter egg hunt is taking place in the background.

0621    Mayme Hooper and her husband Albert Hooper in front of Stone House on their Ranch in Monitor Valley, Nye County, Nevada, probably early 1940s. The Hoopers lived in Stone House for 50 years; the building is a historic site and Once served as a stage coach stop.

0622    Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s parents, Fred Williams and Lilly Breckenridge Williams, About 1927.

0623    Mayme Hooper is in foreground with the lace collar. Her father, Fred Williams, Is wearing the hat. Girl at rear is Norma Hicks. Picture taken about 1923.

0624    Mayme Hooper is on her ranch in Monitor Valley, 1942.

0625    Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s father-in-law, Tim Hooper, in Monitor Valley. Tim Hooper Was a Shoshone Indian and lived to be quite old.

0626    Schurz Athletic Club, 1934. Second from the right in front is Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Brother Paul Williams; third from the left in front is brother Henry Williams.

0627    Mayme and Albert Hooper at their home in Tonopah, Nevada, late 1970s.

0628    Mother and father of Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s husband, Albert Hooper, August 15, 1902. Time Hooper, Jennie Crow Hooper, and baby Albert Hooper on a cradle Board.

0629    Mother and father of Mayme HooperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s husband, Albert Hooper, August 15, 1902. Tim Hooper on the left, Jennie Crow Hooper holding baby Albert Hooper.

0630    Friends of Albert Hooper, taken in Tonopah, 4th of July at some point during the Early 1920s. Left to right are Johnny Pass, George Anderson, Doc Moore (AlbertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s uncle), Pedro Pigeon, Albert Hooper, and Johnny Reed.

0631    Albert Hooper, husband of Mayme Hooper, 1920s.

0632    Mayme and Albert Hooper, Stone House, Monitor Valley, Nye County, Nevada, Probably late 1930s or early 1940s.

0633    Mayme Hooper, about 1925, at the age of 15 or 16.

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Slavin (Kawich Mountains Area)

0634    Orville Knighton Reed, known to all in Nye County, Nevada, as O.K. Reed. Knighton was his motherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s maiden name. Reed came to the Tonopah area in 1900.

0635    O.K. Reed at his home in Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, about 1930.

0636    The home of O.K. Reed and his family at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada. Reed had the home built, it was constructed by Vic Goodman in about 1908. This photo was probably taken around 1930. The house Burned down about 1960.

0637    O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, About 1920. Left to right, Helen Reed, Jack May, Frank Reed, and O.K. Reed.Catherine May died out not long after this picture was taken.

0638    Working cattle on the United Cattle and Packing Company ranch, probably 1920s. The Hip-O, a circle right over the hip bone, was the companyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s brand.

0639    On the range at the United Cattle and Packing Company, early 1920s. The Horses are ground tied and will not move; they will stay where they are all day.

0640    Working cattle at the United Cattle and Packing Company, early 1920s. (More Information on photo board.)

0641    O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, During a snowstorm in 1927 or 1928. The black willows are believed to have Been brought from Elko County by Reed.

0642    Willows during a heavy snowstorm in 1927 or 1928 at O.K.ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch in Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada.

0643    The General Store at Nyala, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, around 1920. The automobile is a 1914 or 1915 model Ford owned by O.K. Reed. Emery Garret owned the store. Gasoline then sold for $1.00 per gallon, which was not Considered high Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½priced even though gas sold for 30 cents a gallon in nearby Tonopah.

0644    Warm Springs, located 50 miles east of Tonopah on U.S. Highway 6, probably Early 1920s.

0645    Working on the range with the United Cattle and Packing Company, early 1920s. When the cattle were branded, a small piece of ear was removed from each cow. The piece of ear went into the cowboysÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ pockets and the ear pieces were later Tallied. Here O.K. Reed (kneeling) is tallying ear pieces. Cuny Kerns, an Indian, Is on the far left, next to Frank May.

0646    O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, Early 1920s. People at the ranch noticed that this cow wasnÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½t giving much milk; Upon investigating they found that a pig was stealing it. Here the pig can be seen In action. Florence Reed, standing, witnesses the crime.

0647    Florence Reed by then-abundant creek at Hawes Canon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, early 1920s. Ed Slavin claims that water was more plentiful in The Kawich Mountains then than it is now.

0648    Snow on O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch, Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1921. Left to right, Frank May, Catherine May, Jack May, Dick Alexander (holding the shovel), sporting a white mustache, unidentified child, Ed Reed, and Florence Reed.

0649    Maude Reed, wife of O.K. Reed, and four of their children, about 1924. Left to Right, Florence, little O.K., Maude, Helen, and Lucille Reed.

0650    Allen and Bob Mortell at the No. 1 well, United Cattle and Packing Company, in Stone Cabin Valley, early 1920s. During World War I, the Mortell brothers Designed and produced airplanes, assembling them at the Cedar Pipeline south of The Kawich Mountians; and attempt to sell the aircraft to the U.S. government Failed.

0651    Students at the school on ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch, Hawes Canyon, early 1920s. Back row, From left: Helen Reed, unidentified girl, Lucille Reed, teacher (name unknown) And Florence Reed. Front row: Jack May, holding the dog; other children are Unidentified, but may have belonged to the hired help who lived on the ranch.

0652     No.3 well of the United Cattle and Packing Company located in the Pine Creek Area. Identity of persons pictured is unknown. (More information on photo Board)

0653     Johnny Reed and a woman of unknown identity. About 1922, Helen Reed, on Her way out to the ranch, had just passed the Indian camp at the mouth of Hawes Canyon. There she found an Indian baby who had been abandoned Because he had pneumonia and was dying. Helen raised him. (More Information on photo board)

0654     Ed ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home at Cedar, at the end of Cedar Pipeline near the south end of Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, early 1920s. Ed Reed, brother of O.K. Reed and partner I the United Cattle and Packing Company, made his Residence here; he never married. This site is known for itÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s very strong winds.

0655     Ed ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home at Cedar at the end of Cedar Pipeline, Nye County, Nevada, Early 1920s. The year this picture was taken, Ed Reed tried to grow some corn, As seen in the foreground.

0656     Windmill at Cedar at the end of Cedar Pipeline, south end of the Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1920s.

0657     Children and workers at O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch, Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountians, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1920s. Frank May is on the far left in the Back row. George Bruno is the tall man in the dark hat in the middle of the Back row. It may be O.k. Reed on the far right in the back row. The three Children kneeling in the front row belong to May and O.K. Reed.

0658     O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountians, Nye County, Nevada, prior to 1920. A four-mule team and wagon holding supplies, Including beds, grub, and necessary equipment, prepare to leave for spring Round Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½up.

0659    Working with a calf on the United Cattle and Packing Company ranch, early 1920s. O.K. Reed is on the left, little O.K. is at his fatherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s feet, providing Instruction, and one of the Fallini brothers, kneeling, is holding down the calf.

0660    Believed to be the No.1 well, located in Stone Cabin Valley, probably early 1920s. The horses belong to the United Cattle and Packing Company. When Working cattle, riders received two horses a day, one for the morning and one For the afternoon. Ed Slavin once protested jokingly Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Horses get tired, I get Tired tooÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

0661    O.K. Reed teaching little O.K. to ride a calf, about 1920.

0662    Believed to be the cinnabar mine near NedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Cache in Railroad Valley, Nevada, about 1920.

0663    O.K. Reed and his daughter Lucille, early 1920s, at Kawich or Gold Reed, Nevada.

0664    O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, Early 1920s. Hay fields are in the background.

0665    O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch, Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, Early 1920s. An Indian named Cuny Clifford is at the left. Clifford was adopted By the Clifford family, local ranchers, and raised much as Johnny Read had Been raised by the Reeds. George Bruno stands on the right. Bruno was a Cowboy actor in Hollywood; he once bet that he could ride a bucking horse With a 4-by-4 board sitting under him for the length of the ride. He won the bet. Bruno later married Maude Reed.

0666    O.K. Reed and his brother acquired the Hawes Canyon Ranch from Andrew Jackson Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ JackÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Longstreet about 1908. The Reed Ranch under went rapid Expansion until it encompassed an area more than 100 miles on a side in its east - west, north-south dimensions. At its peak, it was one of the largest ranches ever In the United States. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Later they acquired a steam-powered well-drilling Machine, pictured here in the early 1920s. A wagon and team of horses are Hauling water to the drill. (For complete caption, see photo.)

0667    A close-up of the steam-powered well-drilling machine owned by the United Cattle and Packing Company. The drill was manufactured by the Keystone Driller Company, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Johnny Weaver operated the Machine. The car has been identified as a 1921 or 22 Ford or Dodge.

0668    Preparing for the spring round-up a t the United Cattle and Packing Company, Early 1920s. The older man in front with the baby carriage is a joke: There was No baby in the carriage. It was symbolic of the fact that old men did not Participate in the round-up, but were instead told to stay home and take care of The ranch and the baby. This old man is Wake Catlet, described by Ed Slavin as A Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½residue of the Civil WarÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Catlet was said to be the only man in Nye County Of whom Jack Longstreet was afraid.

0669    Jack Longstreet with his Ford Model-T. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ This picture has been dated at about 1914 or 1916. (More information about Longstreet on the photo board.)

0670    The No.1 well, located in Stone Cabin Valley, United Cattle and Packing Company, around 1920. The tent is the style that the cowboys slept in on round- Up. Both gas and wind were used to pump water. The gasoline-powered pump is Inside the shelter at left. When demanded for water was low the wind did the Pumping, but when demand was high the gasoline-powered pump was also Used.

0671    O.K. Reed and his goatskin chaps, about 1920. Goat and sheep skins were used For chaps because of their warmth. Some riders had bearskin chaps, of which They were very proud. Note the large size of ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s horse.

0672    Horses used during the round-up at the United Cattle and Packing Company. About 1920.

0673    Bringing a calf in on a rope at the United Cattle and Packing Company, Probably early 1920s. George Bruno is riding the horse pulling the calf.

0674    Cattle contained inside a fence at the United Cattle and Packing Company Operations at Pine Creek or Cedar, Nye County, Nevada, early 1920s.

0675    Cedar, at the end of Cedar Pipeline, south of the Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, about 1920. Picture shows operations of the United Cattle And packing Company, looking east towards NedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Cache.

0676    The house at Pine Creek as it looked in the 1910s. The house burned down in The early 1920s.

0677    Riders watching horses used in the round-up, by the United Cattle and Packing Company, about 1920.

0678    Horses being gathered for the round-up, No.1 well in Stone Cabin Valley, United Cattle and packing Company, about 1920.

0679    Cattle belonging to the United Cattle and Packing Company in the 1920s. One Year they had one herd with 4,000 head in it.

0680    This lake, 3 or 4 feet deep, a quarter of a mile wide, and Ã��Ã�¾ of a mile long, Stands on top of the Kawich Mountains, Nye Country, Nevada, perhaps 1940s.

0681    Cattle round-up riders in the Kawich Mountains area, date unknown. The Following names were supplied by Ed Slavin: One Arm Bob (Indian), Charlie Gilbert, Lorigan Henry Bordoli (kid holding Bony Allred), Tom Allred (holding Addy Allred), Will Hatan, Charlie Williams (standing), Cully Turner, Joe Martin, Ed Reed, Irving Allred, Ethel Allred, Mrs. Lydia Munson, Clarence Munson, George Hildebrand, William Pony.

0682    Putting up hay at O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch in Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, proably the1930s or early 1940s.

0683    EdÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Well, Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, named after Ed Reed. The Well is on property originally owned by the 7-L Outfit, who sold it to the United Cattle and Packing Company. The Quinn Canyon Range is visible in The distance. Proably the early 1920s.

0684    Ed Reed, left, and O.K. Reed with what looks like a 1914 Model-T Ford. The Reed brothers were tall men; Ed was about 6Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½4Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ and O.K. was about 6Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, Described as big-boned with no fat on their bodies. Ed had long legs, O.K. Had short legs.

0685    Gold Reed, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, probably about 1905. It Was with a mine in Gold Reed that O.K. Reed made the money to purchase the Ranch at Hawes Canyon. The ore at the mine was so rich that a person could Stand off 50 or 60 feet and see the gold in the original outcropping; some of the Ore sold for 1,000 a ton. Reed was partners in the mine with Jack May and a Mr.Wardle, Tonopah resident Austin WardleÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s father. Jack May and Reed were Married to sisters, Mabel and Maude Hanley.

0686    Four of the pretty girls who lived at O.K. ReedÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch at Hawes Canyon, Kawich Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, early 1920s. Left to right, Lucille Reed, Catherine May, Florence Reed, and Helen Reed. The gloves the girls are Wearing were made by Indians living in the Hawes Canyon area.

0687    O.K. Reed and his son, little O.K., about 200 feet from where Reed and his Partners had their mine at Gold Reed, about 1920.

0688    TonopahÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Championship Basketball Team, 1925. Back row, standing, from Left, Coach Snydar, John Casselli, McGuire, Jimmy Burns, Paul Richards, and Manager Bernard Fuetsch. Second row, Bill Dumble, John Starr, and Ed Slavin. Sitting in front, Chester Geyer and George Brown. While playing its Last game in Ely that season the team received a telegram from home staying, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Beat Ely and Chicago nextÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. About $2,500 was raised in a few hours in Tonopah to send the team to participate in a tournament in Chicago. The Tonopah lads, however, did not fare well in Chicago against older and bigger Competitions.

0689    A settlement sheet from the Tonopah Mining Company to Ed Slavin, dated November 30, 1941.

0690    A settlement sheet from the Tonopah Mining Company to Ed Slavin, dated December 7,1938.

0691    The back side of the settlement sheet pictured in 0690.

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Terrell (Tonopah and area)

0692    Solan Terrell home on leave from the U.S. Navy, early 1943.

0693    Solan TerrellÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s eighth grade graduation diploma, Tonopah, Nevada, May 29, 1930

0694    Clyde Rufus Terrell seated at the linotype machine at the Tonopah Times Bonanza, which he owned. Terrell would compose stories for the newspaper At the linotype keyboard. This photo was taken about two years prior to his death in 1950.

0695     L-R: Clydene Terrell, Don Wheeler Terrell, Starle William Terrell, Solan Chester Terrell, children of Clyde Rufus Terrell and Kitty Wheeler Terrell. Photo taken about 1918.

0696     A picture postcard with the caption, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½A native son of Tonopah, NevadaÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Described by Solan Terrell as the most Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½cantankerous animal that was ever BornÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Also one of the most intelligent. During the 1920s and 1930s burros ran Loose in the streets of Tonopah, raiding garbage cans and providing an endless Source of entertainment to the children. (More info. On photo board)

0697     An old picture, date unknown, of an Indian family, perhaps from the Tonopah Area. The childÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ragged clothing is indicative of the poverty conditions that Indians often lived in.

0698     A pontoon from the dredge constructed at Manhattan, Nevada, prior to World War II. A large hole was dug to impound water. Water was then piped to Manhattan from across the valley at Peavine and fed into the hole. (More info. On photo board.)

0699     A frame of the building housing the mill being constructed at the Terrell mine Above Eden Creek in the Kawich Mountains, about 1937.

0700     The Tonopah Depot. Man on the far right may be Don Terrell. With the mines And mills in Tonopah shut down, the railroad was losing money. The Contraption above was constructed to carry passengers on the railroad wheels. The gas tank is visible on the roof of the car.

0701     Hazel Terrell, sister of Clyde Rufus Terrell.

0702     Clyde Rufus Terrell at his mine above Eden Creek, high in the Kawich Mountains, about 1929 or 1930. Probably taken at the South Gold Mine. Note The homemade wheelbarrow, little buckets for holding ore, and the mortar at The side of the wheelbarrow.

0703    South Gold Hill above Eden Creek in the Kawich Mountains, about 1920 or 1930. High-grade gold ore was found just below the top of the hill and a shaft Was sunk. Note the windlass hoist, cranked by hand, and the pipe going down To the shaft to draw air into the hole for ventilation.

0704    An old picture postcard (ca.1940) that asks the question, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½What became of the Driver?Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ A desert tragedy near Schurz, Nevada.

0705    The Reveille mill, located in Reveille Valley east of Tonopah, as it looked in

0706    Solan Terrell, second from the right, back row, member of a United States Navy Diving Crew, early 1943, Sand Pedro, California. While a diver in the navy, Terrell served as photo double in the diving shots for Richard Arlen, the star of The movie, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½MinesweeperÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

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Miscellaneous 2

0707     Aerial view of Beatty, Nevada, ca.1980.

0708     George Ishmael, long-time southern Nye County resident, and his children. From left, standing, are Dewey Ishmael and Lynn Ishmael. Sitting are Luella Ishmael Cox, George Ishmael, and Phyllis Ishmael Bell. The photo was taken About 1980.

0709     Same Colvin in military uniform during World War II.

0710     Same Colvin and his mother during World War II.

0711     Margarito Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ShortyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Diaz at his home, Ash Meadows, Nye County, Nevada, in His later years, ca. 1980.

0712     Margarito Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ShortyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Diaz, ca. 1965.

0713     Jovita Diaz Long, daughter of margarito Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ShortyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Diaz, and her husband Les Long, ca. 1985.

0714     Bar and brothel belonging to Bobby Duncan located in Tonopah, Nevada, early 1950s. Bobby Duncan is pictured second from the right.

0715     Dollly Strozzi Gillette, a long Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½time Beatty resident, in the 1980s.

0716     Caesar Strozzi, father of Dolly Gillette, long-time Beatty, Nevada, resident, Originally a native of Switzerland. This photograph was taken near StrozziÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Residence in the Grapevine Mountains, probably during the 1940s.

0717     Charlene and Madison Locke, parents of Sue Locke Holloway, with young Holly Baker White. Ely, Nevada, 1972.

0718     Four generations at the Locke Ranch in Railroad Valley, Nevada, April 1951: Sarah Locke, Madison Locke, and Sue Locke Holloway holding Jacque Holloway Lowery. The photo was taken at the lower, or original ranch. The old Rock house, built in the late 1800s or early 1900s, was the second house built On the ranch.

0719     Madison and Charlene Locke in front of the restaurant at the Locke Ranch, Rail Road Valley, Nevada, in the late 1950s. Locke built the restaurant in the 1950s When oil was discovered in Railroad Valley.

0720     Halsey Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½JackÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Holloway and Sue Locke Holloway, 1977 or 1978.

0721     Charlene Locke, mid 1960s.

0722     Miruna Banovich, mother of Catherine Banovich-Lydon, pictured in the garden Of her home at Magnolia and Main Streets, Tonopah, Nevada, during the 1940s. Mrs. Banovich, born in Yugoslavia in 1877, is holding flowers she grew in her Garden.

0723     Front row, from left, are Olga Beko, Jennie Reeves, and Ardith Thompson. Captain Smith, stationed at the Tonopah Army Air Base, is in rear cener, flanked By two army officers whose identities are unknown. The Army Officers Club At the Tonopah Army Air Base, about 1943 or 1944.

0723a    Madison Locke in front of school bus, Sarcobatus Flats, Nevada, ca. 1968.

0724     A gathering of local citizens and Tonopah Arm Air Base personnel at the Ramona Hotel, Tonopah, Nevada, spring of 1943. The woman with the white Corsage and hat on the right is Captain SmithÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wife; Colonel Flynn sits at her Right, followed by Catherine Banovich-Lydon, and Captain Smith. The Tonopah Army Air Force Band is providing entertainment. (The image on this Picture inadvertently reversed during printing.)

0725     A gathering of local citizens and Tonopah Arm Air Base personnel at the Ramona Hotel, spring of 1943. From left, Colonel Flynn, Captain SmithÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wife, Captain Leo Delore, Catherine Banovich-Lydon, and members of the Tonopah Army Air Force Band.

0726     Enlisted MenÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Service Club, Tonopah Army Air Base, about 1943.

0727     Freck Lydon, husband of Catherine Banovich-Lydon and Jack Dempsey, Former WorldÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Heavyweight Boxing Champion, at TonopahÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s 50th-year Celebration in 1950. (More information on photo board.)

0728     First grade class, Tonopah School, in 1921 or 1922. Back row, from left: John Anderson (2nd), Minnie Cannak (4th), Catherine Ryan (5ht), Ray Tennant (6th) Second row: Thelma Call (1st) Elaine OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Hara (3rd), Red Douglas (4th), Billy Geyer(5th), Catherine Banovich (6th), Tom Beko (7th), Clinton Steveson (8th) Front Muriel Prout (5th), Homer OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Connel (6th), a girl named Burns (in the White dress). And Bruno Skanovsky next to the last in the front row. Others Unknown.

0729    Lois Kellogg with her prize heifer on the Arlemont Ranch, Fish Lake Valley, Nevada, 1940 or 1941. Kellogg was born Sept.29, 1894, and would have been Approximately 45 years old at the time this picture was taken. She purchased The Arlemont Ranch in 1938 or 1939, and raised Russian wolfhounds. It is said That she kept 125 Russian wolfhounds on the ranch. George Ishmael was the Ranch Foreman.

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Maps

0730     The famous map of Bullfrog Mining District, designed by T.G. Nicklin, editor Of the Bullfrog Miner, Beatty, Nevada, shortly after the founding of the town of Beatty. This particular copy was distributed by the Exchange Club, probably During the 1950s. The town of Beatty is featured at the BullfrogÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s heart. (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada.)

0731    Menu from the Montgomery CafÃ��Ã�©, believed to have been located in the Montgomery Hotel, Beatty, Nevada. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ The Montgomery CafÃ��Ã�©Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s menu Features the famed T.G. Nicklin map of the Bullfrog area. (More information On the photo board.) (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada)

0732    A map of the state of Nevada published by the Clason Map Co., Denver, Colorado, copyrighted 1906. Note the routes of the railroads in the southern Nevada area, including the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad linking the small Community of Las Vegas with Beatty; (More information on the map is Contained on the photo board.) (Courtesy, Central Nevada Museum, Tonopah, Nevada.)

0733    A portion of a map produced by the Automobile Club of Southern California During the early 1920s. The map was of San Bernardino County, California; this Portion of the map shows roads and railroads and communites in the Barstow, California, area. Of particular interest is the railroad linking Tonopah and Tide Water Railroad with the Santa Fe tracks at Ludlow, California, and the stops on The T&T between Ludlow and Riggs, north of Silver Lake, California. (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada.)

0734    A portion of a map of southern California and southwestern Nevada prepared by The Automobile Club of Southern California during the early 1920s. The Portion pictured here illustrates well the development of railroads and Communities in the southcentral Nevada area, from Tonopah to the Pahrump Valley Note the number of roads in the area between Tonopah and the Kawich Mountains. (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada.)

0735    A portion of a map of southern California and southwestern Nevada prepared by The map department of the Automobile Club of Southern California, early 1920s This map shows the development of roads, railroads, and communites in the Southcentral Nevada and Death Valley areas. This map seems to be identical to That pictured in 0734 of this collection, although this photograph provides more Coverage of the Mojava Desert area. Note the many springs listed in the south Central Nevada area. (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada.)

0736    A portion of a map of the state of California produced by the Automobile Club Of Southern California, early 1920s. This portion provides a view of the major Roads in the Beatty-Pahrump region of Nevada. (Courtesy of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nevada.

0737    Part of a road map of southern California produced by the Automobile Club of Southern California, early 1920s. Map shows the development of roads, Railroads, and communities in the southern Nevada area at that time. (Courtesy Of Claudia Reidhead, Beatty, Nev.)

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Moore (Tonopah, Nev.)

0738    Ruby Kepplinger Moore, at the age of about 3. Photo taken in Chico, California, 1906.
0739    Ruby Kepplinger Moore in a photo taken on top of the Sacramento Hotel, Sacramento, California, during the 1920s.
0740    Ruby Kepplinger Moore, about 1925. Notice the marcelle hair style, which was Set with hot irons.
0741    Roy Moore, husband of Ruby Kepplinger Moore, playing the piano in the Ace Club, Tonopah, Nevada, 1940s.
0742    Ruby Kepplinger Moore and Roy Moore, Rex Bar, Tonopah, Nevada, October 1946.

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Potts

0743    Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt, center, with Jeanne ad Don Potts. Jim Butler park, Tonopah, Nevada, late 1970.

0744    Initiation of the high school freshman class, Tonopah, Nevada, September 1940. Jeanne Cirac Potts is in the back row just below the A in Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½FountainÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ in the Window of RossÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Fountain on Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada. Joe Friel, Wearing a large black hat, is to her immediate right. Bob Wardle is ninth from The left in the front row, wearing a wristwatch with a black band. CarrÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Meat Market is at the right, and TonopahÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Butler Theatre is partially visible on the Left.

0745    Students at Millers, Nevada, school, about 1911 or 1912. The tall boy in the back Row is either Jeanne Cirac PottsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ uncle, William Cirac, or her father, Louis Cirac.

0746    Interior of the Ace Club, Tonopah, Nevada, late 1930s or very early 1940s, Certainly pre-World War II. Louis Cirac, wearing the sweater, father of Jeanne Cirac Potts, is dealing roulette. The man to his right, ranking in chips, was Named palooka.

0747    Louis Cirac, Sr., and his wife, Elizabeth Joseph Cirac, early 1902. Louis Cirac, Jr., father of Jeanne Cirac Potts, is held by his mother and Marie Cirac is being Held by her father. Marie married a Frenchman named LaJeuness and lived in Martinez, Calif. Louis Cirac, Sr., died in 1962.

0748    Jeanne Cirac Potts, 1953 or1954. Photo taken on Wells Avenue in Reno, Nevada.

0749    Eighth grade class, Tonopah, Nevada, 1939. In the back row, from left, Fred Inman, Eddie Warren, Joe Friel, Bill Kendall, Ed Conley, Harvest Hooper, Bob Bab, and teacher Chet Howard. In the middle row, Dorothy Caven, Wanda Barrego, Jeanne Cirac (Potts), Clara West, Norma Morris, Doris Perchetti, Consuelo Morales, and Iris Infield. In front row, Bob Wardle, Roy Sam, Crispin Gallegos, Ilia Barsanti, Ed Olsen, and Loren (?).

0750    Jeanne Cirac Potts and Don Potts at the Charity Ball, Late 1970s. Photo taken by Judge William Beko.

0751    From left, Louis Cirac, Jr., Romano Andreotti, Helen Redmond, and Jeanne Cirac Potts, Christmas 1946. Andreotti and Redmond were married by Redmond Commited suicide in the early 1960s.

0752    Left to right, William Cirac, Elizabeth Cirac, Marie Cirac, Louis Cirac, Sr., and Louis Cirac, Jr. Leland Cirac is in front, below Marie. Picture taken about 1908.

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Miscellaneous 3

0753    L.A. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½RustyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Horgan moved to Pahrump, Nevada, in 1949 after purchasing a Large block of land on the west side of the valley for $5.00 per acre. He came From Randsburg, California, where he had worked most of his time as a minerÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ (More info. on photo board.)

0754    Vidosava Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½VidaÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Tripcovich Skanovsky, mother of Tonopah, Nevada, resident Bruno Skanovsky, ca. 1944.

0755    John Skanovsky, father of Tonopah, Nevada, resident Bruno Skanovsky, ca. 1944.

0756    Beatty Store located on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930

0757    Interior of the Beatty Store, located on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, ca.1930.

0758    Interior of the Beatty Store, located in Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0759    A criminal complain against one James Burns, sworn out by the Justice Court of Rhyolite, Nevada, February 13, 1907. The complaint states the Defendant Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½begged money from the public on the streets of the town of RhyoliteÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

0760    Beatty Store, located on Main Street, Beatty, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0761    ProspectorÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s cabin, Nevada Test Site, 1975.

0762    Stagecoach way station, Buckboard Mesa Road, Nevada Test Site.

0763    Photograph of front page of Las Vegas Evening Review Journal with headline Concerning Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Murder at PahrumpÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, Jan.22, 1931.

0764    Photograph of Lathrop Wells Special Telephone Directory, February, 1965. (one Page)

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Boni (Manhattan, Nevada)

0764a    The children of Pete Boni, who was born in Italy, November 7, 1879; and Dominica Louise Julia, born in Italy, November 4, 1884, and died June 14, 1975. Pictured here left to right, are 7 of the 9 Boni children: Virgillio, Pete, Mary Emily, Albino Richard, James, Ermand Richard, Rose Louise, Leo, and Irene Nelly.

0765    A portrait of Pete Boni, c. 1906.

0766    A portrait of Dominica Louise Julia Boni, ca. 1906

0767    The Boni family home located in Manhattan, Nevada. The photo was probably Taken in the 1930s. The small building on the far left served as a bunkhouse for The Boni boys.

0768    Irene Nelly Boni playing the accordion in front of the garage on the Boni Property, ca. 1936.

0769    A picture of the Reliance Mine, Manhattan, Nevada, 1930s.

0770    The Catholic Church located in Manhattan, Nevada, 1950s. This photo was Taken prior to the buildingÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s restoration.

0771    A photo of Manhattan, Nevada, 1940s.

0772    Manhattan Standard Building, Manhattan, Nevada, probably 1930s.

0773    The Red Mill in Manhattan, Nevada, ca. 1950. Other mills in Manhattan Included the Consolidated Mill and the White Cap Mill.

0774    The Red Mill in Manhattan, Nevada, ca. late 1940s. The last time the mill Operated was just prior to World War II.

0775    Another view of the Red Mill in Manhattan, Nevada, late 1940s.

0776    A view of the Red Mill in Manhattan, Nevada, late 1940s.

0777    Red Mill, Manhattan, Nevada, late 1940s. The loading ramp can be seen on the Left.

0778    Undated view of Manhattan, Nevada.

0779    Flood waters that struck Manhattan, Nevada, 1952.

0780    Flood waters from a storm at Manhattan, Nevada. This photo was taken by McGowen Photos, Tonopah, Nevada, ca. 1950.

0781    Dominica Louise Julia Boni, resident of Manhattan, Nevada. This photo was Taken by McGowen Photos, Tonopah, Nevada, ca. 1950.

0782    Manhattan, Nevada, 1905. A horse-drawn wagon is pictured. No explanation is Available as to why the cabin upside down.

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Hawkins (Duckwater, Nev.)

0783    L-R: Frank Roberts, father of Martha Roberts Hawkins; in front of Frank is Helen Roberts, Martha Roberts, Isabelle Roberts, Josephine Roberts (in hat), And Frances Roberts, Duckwater, Nevada, 1927.

0784    Josephine Roberts and Tom Thatcher, Frank RobertsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ great-uncle, visiting the Irwin Ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1921. This photograph is taken in the Irwin ranch fruit orchard located on the northern part of the property.

0785    Josephine Roberts holding Frances Roberts, pictured with Frank Roberts on the Irwin ranch, now a part of the Holstead ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, 1911.

0786    Lou Heller, husband of Helen Roberts Heller, pictured with Martha Roberts HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ oldest daughter Norma (left), second oldest daughter Amelia, and Youngest daughter Ethel. Photo taken at Duckwater, Nevada, 1940.

0787    Martha Roberts and her sister Isabelle Roberts with brother Monroe Roberts in The tub playing with a homemade sled on the Irwin ranch, ca. 1921.

0789    Unidentified.

0790    The Irwin Ranch. The trees in the background were planted by the ranchÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Developer, Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin, great-grandfather of Martha Roberts Hawkins. Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1925.

0791    An inscription on the back of this photo reads: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Survey camp taken in 1909Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Tonopah Tidewater Railroad in Railroad Valley, Nye County. Grandfather Roberts with the hat in his hand on top of the pyramid was Grandma RobertsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Husband on top of the pyramid was Grandma RobertsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ husband. Grandma was An IrwinÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Martha Roberts Hawkins indicates that this inscription is wrong, that The Tonopah Tidewater Railroad never came to Railroad Valley and the RailroadÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s construction was completed prior to 1909. The man pictured on top Waving a hat is Frank Roberts, born in 1886. Photo is believed to be a survey Crew for the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad.

0792    Helen Roberts getting a drink from the ditch in front of her motherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s house on The Irwin Ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, 1922.

0793    Left to right: Martha Roberts Hawkins and sister Frances Hawkins on the Irvin Ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1915.

0794    A stone house located on the Irwin ranch. Pictured are Martha HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Grandmother Hermi Irvin and Charlie Irwin and their daughter, Irma Jean Irwin. The stone building is still standing on the Irwin ranch, Cuckwater, Nevada, ca. 1918.

0795    Frank Vanover, husband of Imogene Irwin Vanover, at the lower part of the    Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1918.

0796    On the back of this photo is written: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Phyllis Holstead in front of a home, Pop RobertsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ home, DuckwaterÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. This refers to the Frank and Josephine RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Home located on the Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1940.

0797    Wash day on the Irwin ranch, 1929. Left to right are toddler Frank Roberts, Isabelle Roberts, Martha Roberts Hawkins, and brother-in-law Lou Heller, Who was married to Helen Roberts Heller. The washing machine is operated By a foot pedal with water drawn from the well.

0798    A camp in Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada, in the vicinity of present-day (1990) oil fields where Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin drilled Roberts and beside him is Jess Hildebrandt, a resident of Duckwater, Nevada. This photo is undated, but Judging by Frank RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s age in the photo it appears to be ca. 1915.

0799    A steam-powered drill rig that Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin purchased in Eureka to drill For potash in Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada. The picture is difficult to Accurately date but might be ca. 1915. Individuals in the photo are not Identified.

0800    On the back of this photo is written: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Around 1912 or 1911Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Branding cattle On the Holstead ranch, located about 4 miles north of the Irwin ranch, Duck Water, Nevada. Frank Roberts, dressed in a white shirt, is holding down the Cow. Frank Vanover is branding the vow and Abe Collins is riding the white Horse. Rider on the left is not identified.

0801    Sheep on the range, location and date are not identified.

0802    The Roberts girls in front of their motherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s house, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½the RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s placeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, on the Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1933. Left to right: Frances, Isabelle, Martha, Helen, Mabel. There were a total of 7 children in the family including 2 boys, whose names were Monroe and Frank, Jr. On the back of the photo is Written: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½(Tan Francis) says we all look too terrible to go anywhere but after All, we are just looking our everyday look. DonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½t ask when it was taken, I canÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½t Remember, but even if it was some ago we all look the same.Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½

0803    Frank RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wood wagon, Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada. After Dad Returned with a load of wood and unloaded it, the children left to right: Frances, Isabelle, Martha, Monroe, and Helen climbed into the wagon. Ca. 1924.

0804    Photo not identified.

0805    The Roberts family on a visit to relatives in the state of Pennsylvania, 1915. Left to right are Uncle Clarence Roberts, a baby unidentified, Uncle Monroe Roberts, and Frank Roberts and his daughter Frances.

0806    This is a photo mistakenly included in this collection. Gardnerville, Margaret Clark.

0807    Photograph taken on the north side of the RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home on the Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada. Cottonwood trees were planted by the Irwin ranchÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Developer, Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin, to be used in the manufacture of fruit boxes. The Boy with his back to the camera is David Deluze, son of Nancy Deluze, a teacher On the Irwin ranch. Ca. 1945.

0808     Photo taken in front of the RobertÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home on the Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, 1924. Frank and Josephine Roberts are pictured with their children, Frances, Isabelle, baby Helen, Monoroe, and Martha (sticking her head out from under her FatherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s arm).

0809     Frances Roberts and her dog Lady. Photo was taken at the Stillwater Gaming Club, Stillwater, Nevada, ca. 1930.

0810     The family pictured in front of the RobertsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ home located on the Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, 1928. The old man holding the baby is Charlie Irwin. The Baby is Bobby Kitchen, married to Isabelle Roberts. Left to right are Helen Roberts, Mabel Roberts, Frank Roberts (the tall man in the back row), Isabelle Roberts, and Josephine Roberts, Charlie IrwinÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wife. The small boy is Monroe Roberts.

0811     Celebrating Martha HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ 75th birthday, Duckwater, Nevada. Left to right: Frank Roberts, Martha Roberts Hawkins, Kid Buffington. Pictured in the back Ground in a white shirt is Monroe Roberts.

0812    Perline Thompson, a resident of the Duckwater Indian Reservation, and one of Her children, at Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1940.

0813    A family of Indian children residing on the Duckwater Indian Reservation, 1950. On the back of the photo is written, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½The Graham family, 1950Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. Pictured here are Boyd, Audrey, Darlene, Sylvia, and Phyllis.

0814     A beautiful example of Indian pictographs located in the Currant Creek area of Nye County, Nevada. Local Indians are said to be able to decipher the markings And older Indians residing at Duckwater are said to place high value on the site.

0815    Close-up of Indian pictographs in Photo 0814 located in the Current Creek area, Nye County, Nevada.

0816    Residential site of Shermantown, White Pine County, Nevada, near the ghost Town of Hamilton, Nevada, 1928.

0817    Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin. Ike was born in 1924 and is believed to be around age 50 in this Picture.

0818    The front of Imogene Irwin VanoverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s house in Duckwater, Nevada, ca. 1912. On The porch areÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½. (cont. on next page)

0818     (cont.) On the front porch are Martha HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ parents, Frank Roberts and Josephine Rogenteni Roberts, with their daughter Frances. The lady standing in The center is Louisa Irwin, wife of Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin. On the right are Edisel and Mary Caziar and their children Grace, Russell, and Elmer. The Caziars lived in Currant Creek and were visiting.

0819     Martha HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ birthday party at her home in Duckwater, Nevada, 1987. Back Row, left to right: Charles Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BudÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Priester, Norma Hawkins Priester, and Aaron Buffington. Seated, left to right: Amelia Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½MillyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Hawkins Sallaberry, Ethel Hawkins Buffington, and Martha Hawkins.

0820     Home of Jim Beach on the Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin ranch in the late 1800s. The black Line on the lower ridge in the background is a rock fence built by Indians Ike Irwin hired and paid 25 cents per day.

0821     Photo of Martha HawkinsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ grandmother, Hermi Irwin Rogenteni, and MarthaÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Mother, Josephine Rogenti, taken in Eureka, Nevada, ca. 1892.

0822     Forty acres of fruit orchard on the Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Irwin ranch, Duckwater, Nevada, Viewed from the north in approximately 1880. Irwin raised peaches, plums, pears, cherries, and several types of apples.

0823     Photo taken by Martha Hawkins in 1986 of Indian writings near MooreÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Nevada.

0824     Mill located at Shermantown, Nevada, near the ghost town of Hamilton, Nevada, 1928.

0825     Ralph Irwin, son of Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ and Julia Irwin, late 1890s. Ralph was born Approximately 1976.

0826     Martha Hawkins and her daughters at her home in 1987. Left to right: Martha Hawkins Torrealdy, Ethel Hawkins Buffington, Amelia Hawkins Sallaberry, Norma Hawkins Priester, and Martha Roberts Hawkins.

0827     Paul Irwin, son of Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ and Julia Irwin, late 1890. Paul was born Approximately 1878.

0828     This photo, taken in the 1960s, shows the location of Isaac Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½IkeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ IrwinÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s first Home, a 4Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ by 8Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ rock house, in the foreground. The cottonwood trees in the Center were planted by Ike Irwin for use in making fruit boxes to transport the Fruit he grew to Eureka, Nevada, for sake there. In the background is Duckwater Range.

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Carver (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

0829     Gerald Miller Carver, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1950.Carver was born in 1901 and died in 1956. He moved to the Smoky Valley in 1939, after purchasing the Carver ranch. Formerly, he had been a rancher near Glendale, California, northeast of Bakersfield, California.

0830     Gerald Miller Carver, working on the northeast corner of the dance hall, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1950.

0831     Gerald Miller Carver, pictured with his oldest son Dick, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1945 or 1946. (More information, including history of the ranch And itÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s acquisition, on photo board.)

0832     Gerald Miller Carver, pictured with sons Dick (left) and Gary, in front of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1949 or 1950.    

0833     Gerald Miller Carver, pictured with son Dick, probably about 1945. This photo Was taken up Twin River Canyon in the Toiyabe Mountains, Smoky Valley, Nevada.

0834     Jean Carver, pictured wih son Dick in front of the old ranch house on the Carver Ranch, 1947, prior to the Carver familyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s construction of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada.

0835     Robert William Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BillÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Carver, son of Gerald Miller Carver by a previous Marriage, holding half-brother Dick Carver on Gerald CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s buckskin horse Buck, which Carver brought to his Smoky Valley Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, when m movin there from California. Photo taken on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada. Ca.1946.

0836    Gerald Miller Carver, left, with an unidentified individual in Hermosillo, Mexico, 1949.

0837    Gerald Miller Carver, pictured on a beach in southern California, 1951. Gerald Carver was born in Winnemucca, Nevada, but the courthouse in Winnemucca Later burned down, and he thus had no official birth certificate.

0838    Gerald Miller Carver, pictured relaxing on a boat on Lake Mead, early 1950s.

0839    Irrigation reservoir located on the old Turner ranch (later it became the Carver Ranch), 1905. The reservoir was fed by an artesian well located to the left of the Photo. The well was 500 feet deep, and flows 90 gallons a minute (1990) with Out pumping.

0840    Corral and buildings located on the Turner ranch (purchased by Gerald Miller Carver in 1939), looking towards the north, ca 1908.

0841    Outbuildings and corrals located on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, Late 1940s. The building used as a slaughterhouse by the ranchÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s former owner Ed Turner, is visible on the right. Mount Jefferson and Round Mountain can be Seen in the distance.

0842    When Gerald Miller Carver purchased his Smoky Valley ranch from Ed Turner In 1939, Carver agreed to allow Turner to live on the property. Turner resided in The cabin pictured on the left in the photo. Carver purchased the ranch for $5,200 which included 80 head of cattle. This photograph was taken prior to CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s purchased of the ranch. Undated.

0843    The old ranch house on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, is visible on the Left. The water tank, which was filled by artesian water flow using a hydraulic Ram, is on the left side of photo 0843 and the right side
    
0844    The old ranch house on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, is visible on The left. The water tank, which was filled by artesian water flow using a Hydraulic ram, is on the left side of photo 0843 and on the right side of photo 0844. The photo shows a heavy snow during the winter of 1948-49.

0845    Fish ponds located on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1948 or 1949. Wild horses were gathered off the range and fed to the fish. The horse hides were Sold.

0846    Remains of the Combination Mill located east of Belmont, Nevada, early 1950s.

0847    The Belmont cemetery, Belmont, Nevada, early 1950s.

0848    Stack at the remains of the mill located east of Belmont, Nevada, early 1950s. Dick Carver is pictured along with a Chevrolet automobile.

0849    Looking west toward the town of Belmont, Nevada; undated. The Belmont court House is visible in the distance in the center of the photo. Building with tin roof Located on the right was occupied by Rose Walters during the 1940s. (More Information concerning the building on the photo board.)

0850    Looking west toward DevilÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Canyon from the ranch house on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, prior to 1948. The Toiyabe Mountains are pictured in the Background. Not long after this photo was taken, the Carvers constructed what Was called CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Rainbow Ranch, which later became known as CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, in the foreground.

0851    CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, as it appeared ca. 1950. The facility was of Modular construction. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ The dance hall was constructed in 1949 and is visible to The right of the porch. (More information on the photo board.)

0852    The original bar located in CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, ca. 1948. L-r: Jean Dutton Carver, Gerald Miller Carver, two unidentified cowboys from the R.O. Ranch, and Patsy Wohlgamuth. (More info. on photo board.)

0853     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station. Smoky Valley, about 1949.

0854     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1953. Originally the bar room in CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station was rather narrow; it was widened by bolting a number of 2-by-12s together and using that as a roof beam. Ground motion from the first Atmospheric atomic test at the Nevada Test Site, located to the south, produced So much shaking that it broke the beam and caused the roof to sag. (Additional Information on photo board.)

0855     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1950. This photo was taken during A turkey shoot.

0856     View of the Carver ranch and CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1956, looking west.

0857     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station and ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, looking east, 1956.

0858     A view looking west up the canyon into the headwaters of North Twin River, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949. This photograph was taken Above the Wardnot pasture.

0859     In the vicinity of the Wardenot pasture, looking down the canyon (east), Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0860     Looking down on the Wardenot pasture, Twin Rivers area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949. The small cabin situated in a quaking aspen grove is Visible.

0861     Passing through the gate, moving towards the cabin at the Wardenot pasture, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949. On the left Dick Carver is Leading a pack horse. Gerald Carver is riding a horse in the center of the photo.

0862     Unloading the pack horses, Wardenot pasture, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949. Gerald Miller Carver is pictured to the left and Gary Carver is Partially visible on the right.

0863     The cabin located in the Wardenot pasture, North Twin River area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949. The pasture is now (1990) within the Arc Dome Wilderness Area.

0864     Dick (left) and Gary Carver, in front of the cabin in the Wardenot pasture, North Twin River area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0865     Dick (left) Carver, in front of the cabin in the Wardenot pasture, North Twin River area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0866     Dick (left) Carver, in front of the cabin in the Wardenot pasture, North Twin River area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0867     One of the side canyons in the Twin River area, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949, looking down the canyon toward the Wardenot pasture.

0868     Left to right: Gerald Miller Carver, Gary Carver, Chi Hiedeman on a fishing Expedition to the headwaters of the Reese River, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949 or 1950.

0869     Gerald Miller Carver, Dick Carver, Gary Carver, and Chi Hiedeman, who Operated an electric shovel for the Yuba Dredging Company at Round Mountain, on a fishing expedition in the Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0870     Dick Carver (left) and Gary Carver on the trail coming down out of the North Twin River area (looking east), Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1949.

0871     Gary (left) and Dick Carver and Barbara Roberts, pictured in the front of the Spring at DarroughÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Hot Springs, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1950.

0872    Antelope, originally planted north of Austin, Nevada, moved into the Twin River area of Smoky Valley, Nevada, and stayed there. In this photo cement Ditches from Twin River down to the R.O. Ranch are being installed by the Vawdrey Construction Company, about 1954. Looking to the northwest, Last Chance, Ophir, and Wisconsin canyons are visible in the Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada.

0873    The first and only train to run through the Smoky Valley. Doby Doc Caudill Lived in Carlin, Nevada, and had amassed a large collection of memorabilia of Early Nevada history. He later sold his collection to the Last Frontier Casino in Las Vegas. One of the items in Doby DocÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s collection was this old steamPowered locomotive, which was hauled to Las Vegas by way of Highway 50 And the Round Mountain turnoff out of Austin, then on to Tonopah and Las Vegas.

0874     Al and Alice Lofthouse are pictured riding burros that a miner had left at the Carver ranch. Note the burro on the right is missing part of its left ear. Carver Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1944.

0875     Arleen Lofthouse Berg, in her Tonopah, Nevada, high school band uniform, at Age 16. Ca. 1946.

0876     Dick Carver and a boy remembered only as Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobbyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½, riding the same burros as Pictured in 0874 on the Carver ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1946 or 1947. This photo is taken at the approximate site where CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station is Presently (1990) located. Broad Canyon in the Toiyabe Mountains is visible Upper left in the photo.

0877     Roger Berg, pictured at the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, when it Was owned by Pete and Mary Rogers. Undated.

0878     Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, long-time Round Mountain resident, pictured inside CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, ca. 1958.

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Cirac

0879     Louis V. Cirac, grandfather of Don Cirac, showing the Combined Beet and Cotton Harvester he built and patented on his farm in Fallon, Nevada. The man On the right is LouisÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ brother, Leon.

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Hanson (Gabbs, Nevada)

0880     Norman Hanson and his dog Brucite the camp snake eradicator, ca. 1936, at Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp in Gabbs, Nevada.

0881     Norman Hanson on the road which ran from Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp to the Loading ramp at Luning, Nevada. This photo was taken in the winter of 1936-37 when the region was snowed in for weeks.

0882     Norman Hanson on the same road pictured in 0881 running from Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp to the loading ramp at Luning, Nevada. This picture was Taken in the winter of 1936-37 when the region was snowed in for weeks.

0883     Breaking through the drifts near Gabbs, Nevada, February 1937.

0884     The loading ramp at Luning, Nevada.

0885     Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp in Gabbs, Nevada, in the winter of 1936-1937.

0886     Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp in Gabbs, Nevada, in the winter of 1936-37. Upper Left: dining room, kitchen, and cookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s quarters. Upper right: bunkhouse; at the Lower left is the offices complex including Norman HansonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s office.

0887     Bunkhouse and a few of the burros that seem to have adopted the people at Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp, Gabbs, Nevada in the 1930s.

0888     A close up of two structures shown in 0885 in Basic MagnesiumÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s camp, Gabbs, Nevada, ca. 1937.

0889     Howard Eells presenting a plaque to Norman Hanson at a Basic Refractories EmployeesÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ dinner meeting, Maple Grove, Wisconsin, in June 1941. Mr. Hanson Says of Mr. Eells, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½He was just a good old warm-hearted chief. They donÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½t make Them any better.Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½

0890     Newspaper article regarding Norman HansonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s retirement from Basic Magnesium.

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Rogers (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

0891     Branding calves at the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1951 or 1952. The man on the horse doing the roping is Dan Berg. Next is Pete Rogers; Armando Francisco is on the far right.

0892     Belmont Courthouse. Undated.

0893     Left to right: Pete Rogers and Dan berg moving cattle form the corral to the Pasture on the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1950s.

0894     Armando Francisco, Pete Rogers, and Dan Berg branding calves on the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1951 or 1952.

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Carver Duhme (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

0895    Rose Walters in front of her home in Belmont, Nevada, 1968. Walters was a Long-time resident of northern Nye County including the communities of
            Manhattan, Belmont, and Moores Creek.

0896    Art Howed, former Smoky Valley, Nevada, resident, pictured at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada.

0897    CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1973. At that time Sandy Spicer of Tonopah operated a mail stage, pictured in front of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s.

0898     Earnest Brown Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BrownyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Parks, a miner who for many years lived in a small Trailer located behind CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1963.

0899     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, pictured in 1965 after the garage had Been constructed north of the restaurant. The pay telephone, which Jean Carver Duhme had fought to have installed, is visible on the north wall of the Restaurant facility.

0900     An aerial view of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, early 1950s. The Station itself is visble beside the road just above the trees. In those days most Small airplanes landed on the highway, but some contractors were working in the Area and one had a plane that was too large to land on the highway, so a small Airstrip was constructed for landing, visible to the right of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station.

0901     Gerald and Jean Carver Duhme are pictured with their son Dick and the family Dog beside an airplane belonging to Ken Arnold of Boise Idaho, who operated The Great Western Fire Protection Service.

0902     Dick and Gary Carver, ready for Sunday School in January 1950, in front of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, ca. 1962.

0903     Jean Carver Duhme at the lunch counter at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, ca. 1962.

0904     The four grandchildren of Jean Carver Duhme, l-r: Mary Jean Carver, Marcy Carver, I.W.Carver, Gerald Carver. The 2 children on the outside belong to JeanÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s son Gary, and the 2 inside to Dick Carver.

0905     One of the first pictures ever taken of the interior of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station about 1948 Or Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½49. Jean Carver Duhme is pictured on the left and Gerald Carver is to her Right standing behind the bar. Others are not identified. The bar top, made of Solid mahogany, was originally in the old hotel located in Round Mountain, Nevada.

0906     Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, long-term employee at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, pictured behind the lunch counter, ca. 1962.

0907     A picnic for returning veterans, North Twin River, Nevada, April 28,1946. Left To right: Noah Kaufman, Robert Lee, Karl W. Berg, R.W. Carver, Eugene Michels, William Streshely, Lee Streshely, Sylvia Michels, Ethan Pitts, Armando Francisco, R.J. Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½DickÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Benn. Most of the men pictured here served in the armed Forces during World War 1.

0908     Community picnic, North Twin River, Nevada, 1946. On the left side of the tableFront to back, are: Dick Carver, Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zavel, Katie Berg, And Grace Farrington (ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s mother). On the right side of the table are Kim Anderson and Mary Slate, her back to the camera.

0909     Proud mother and firstborn, Jean Carver Duhme and son Dick in Jean CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Home on the Carter ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, April 1945.

0910     Left to right: Dick Carver, Jean Carver Duhme, Gary Carver in Jean Carver DuhmeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home, CarversÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1974 or 1975.

0911     An aerial view of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, looking east before The garage was constructed to the left of the station prior to 1965.

0912     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, looking north, ca. 1957.

0913     Jean Carver Duhme pumping gas at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, NV c.1954

0914     Left to right: E. Critchfield, Round Mountain resident and the townÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s lastConstable and last justice of peace; Amy Farrington; Mamma Jo Francisco. Date And location unknown.

0915     Diesel pump located across the highway from CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, looking west from CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station toward Broad Canyon.

0916     Jean Carver Duhme standing in front of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nye County, Nevada, February 1952.

0917     Smokestack from the old Combination Mill located at Belmont, Nevada, ca.1952. Standing on the rock pile left to right are Dick Left; the individual on the right is unidentified.

0918     A picnic held up Kingston Canyon, Nevada, about 1949 or Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½50. Left to right: Dolly Francisco, unidentified men in white shirts in back. The woman farthest from the camera is Margaret Ishmael, wife of George Ishmael. In back row: Mrs. Millett, Mrs. Vucanovich (mother of NV. U.S. Rep. Barbara VucanovichÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s husband), Mrs. Michels (former postmaster of Round Mountain, Nev). Man in dark shirt and woman holding a baby in the background are unidentified.

0919     A picnic up Kingston Canyon, Nevada, about 1949 or 1950. Same setting as in

0918     Far left is Mrs. Vucanovich. Standing and cutting the cake is Dolly Francisco. Mrs. Ott is visible in the far upper right corner and Mrs. Millett is Facing the camera.

0920     Left to right: Niece of Hamilton Ott and her husband, Gary Carver, Hamilton Ott And her husband, Gary Carver, Hamilton Ott, Dick Carver. Baby is unidentified. Ca. 1949.

0921     A gathering of community members at a picnic up North Twin River, Nevada, Ca. 1950.

0922     CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, about 1947 or 1948.

0923     Laura Stebbins Darrough, said to have discovered the gold deposit at Round Mountain, Nevada, while searching for an escaped milk cow. Man with back to The camera is unidentified. About 1947 or 1948.

0924     Barney Brownhill is pictured with Gary and Dick Carver, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoke Valley, Nevada, ca. 1949.

0925    Jean Carver DuhmeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s first new car, a 1955 Mercury, pictured beside CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada. She purchased the car from Red Douglas at Red DouglasÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Ford dealership in Tonopah.

0926    Some of the students at the Round Mountain, Nevada school and their teacher about 1953. In front in striped shirts are Gary and Dick Carver; in white shirts are Kenny and Roger Berg; in the back row wearing a hat is Jim Berg. The remainder of persons pictured are unidentified.

0927    Jean Carver Duhme pictured with Chi Hiedeman and the first deer that Jean shot in 1949 or Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½50.

0928    One of the first pictures taken at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, when it was originally known as CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Rainbow Ranch Bar and CafÃ��Ã�©. Driver of the Las Vegas-Tonopah-Reno Stage Line, which traveled through Tonopah to Winnemucca every other day, is pictured with Dick and Gary Carver, 1948 or 1949.

0929    Aunt Kit Anderson, a resident of Manhattan, Nevada, who once resided in Belmont, ca. 1950.

0930    Jean Carver Duhme working at the grill at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nev. Items from the CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s menu are listed on a sign on the wall in the upper right-hand corner.

0931    Jean Carver Duhme, pictured at the bar at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1952.

0932    Unknown man putting gas in automobile, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1954. Gary and Dick Carver are watching with interest.

0933    First photo ever taken of the CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, then known as Smoky Valley Ranch Bar and CafÃ��Ã�©, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1948. Gary and Dick Carver are pictured playing on the front step.

0934    CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, looking north, ca. 1957.

0935    Frank Penola, long-time resident of Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1980.

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Carver Book (Smoky Valley, Nev.)

0936    CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, winter of 1952-53.

0937    Fred Melleis and Dick and Gary Carver, CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1949.

0938    Musicians at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1958. Left to right: Dan Lowe, Dan Bowman, Russell (last name unknown).

0939    Eva Craft and her first doe, Smoky Valley, Nevada, undated.

0940    Lona Williamson behind the lunch counter at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, date unknown.

0941    CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1950. Note the airplane in the background.

0942    Dick Carver and daughter Marcy displaying a string of trout in front of CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1969.

0943    Musicians at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1958. Several of the musicians are the same as pictured in 0938. The remainder are not identified.

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O�¯�¿�½Toole

0944    Bartholomew OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, grandfather of Bar OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, April 16, 1894. The OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Tooles lived in Washington Canyon, Nevada.

0945    Margaret Kelly OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, wife of Bartholomew OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, Apr. 16, 1894.

0946    Tessabel OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole (Clifford) and Bartley Augusta OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, father of Bart OÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Toole, April 16, 1894. Tessabel died at the age of 20.

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Lofthouse (Round Mountain, Nev.)

0947    Ranch located in the Stone Cabin Valley area owned by Fulton Little Kelsay, long-time associate and friend of the William Berg family in Round Mountain. People unidentified, date unknown, but probably early 1920s.

0948    Sawing wood using the rear wheel of a truck to power the saw, Round Mountain area, Nye County, Nev. Man unidentified, date unknown.

0949    Lillian Berg and an unidentified friend pictured with Round Mountain in the background, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1920.

0950    Placer miners using hydraulic methods, Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown.

0951    The home constructed by Will Berg in Round Mountain, Nevada, for his new bride, Lillian Yeager Berg, 1917. Note the bottle house, also constructed by Berg, pictured on the right of the photo.

0952    The town of Round Mountain, Nevada, with Mount Jefferson in the background. A structure at the far left of the town is believed to be Will BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s dairy. Photo is believed to date pre-1910.

0953    Indian children, Round Mountain, Nevada. Children unidentified; date unknown.

0954    The summit of Round Mountain, located near the community of Round Mountain, Nevada, August 1, 1915. Left to right: Katie Berg (wife of Karl Berg), Lillian Berg, Will Berg; the woman on the right is not identified.

0955    Unidentified Indian family, Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown. The children pictured here appear to be the same as those pictured in 0953.

0956    Miners pictured at a mine site perhaps in the vicinity of Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown.

0957    Getta and Dan Berg, children of Lillian and Will Berg of Round Mountain, Nevada, on a picnic, ca. 1921.

0958    Lillian Yeager Berg with her firstborn Dan, on the front porch of her home in Round Mountain, Nevada, 1916.

0959    Building and snow drifts in Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown, perhaps prior to 1940.

0960    Round Mountain Hotel and snow drifts, Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown, perhaps 1930s. The hotel was located across the street (north) from the present (1990) Palace Bar.

0961    Round Mountain High School students, ca. 1931. Not all individuals in the photo have been identified. Back row left to right: unidentified, Mr. Peck (teacher), Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, Ruby Zuzallo, unidentified, Lucille Berg (7th from left), Pansy Weeks, unidentified. Front row left to right: unidentified, Bill Berg, unidentified, unidentified, Dan Berg, Getta Berg, Kay Salisbury.

0962    Round Mountain High School students 1929 or Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½30. Teacher Mrs. Benson is in the light dress and white stockings in the middle of the line. Remainder of individuals in the photo are not identified.

0963    A pond possibly located on the Berg Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nye County, Nev. Dick Carver believes the pond might be located on the Carver Ranch, not the Berg Ranch. Year and individuals are not identified although the woman in the big dark hat may be Lillian Berg. Mt. Jefferson visible in the distance.

0964    Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg riding a horse named Pardner on the Berg Ranch, 1928.

0965    Actors in a school play, in costume. Fourth from left, front row, Lillian Berg; others unidentified. Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1915.

0966    Round Mountain Grammar School, 1925. The boy in the third row back, second from the left (round face and full head of hair) is Dan Berg. Several Indian children are present in the class. Children are pictured in front of the old school constructed of wood in Round Mountain, Nevada

0967    Left to right: Georgetta Louise Berg Jakowatz, her husband Frank Jakowatz, Diane Lofthouse Goldie, Frank and Sandra Farrington. Photo taken in the Farrington home in Thousand Oaks, California, ca. 1988.

0968    Grandchildren of Shirley Ann Lofthouse, Rock Springs, Wy9ming, December 1989.

0969    Getta Berg, Dan Berg and a boy named Carroll in the front yard of the Berg home, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1921.

0970    Will Berg and his firstborn, Dan, pictured in the front yard of the Berg home, Round Mountain, Nevada, 1916.

0971    Lucille Berg, daughter of John berg, and Dan and Getta Berg, children of Will and Lillian Berg, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1920.

0972    Lillian Yeager (Berg) prior to her marriage, pictured with friend Audrey (last name unknown), Round Mountain, Nevada, spring 1910.

0973    Shirley Ann Berg (Lofthouse) pictured in front of the bottle cellar constructed next to the family home by her father in Round Mountain, Nevada. The house is made of 2 layers of the bottles with their necks facing inward; mud was used as mortar. In later years a corrugated tin roof was placed over the shingles, shown here. Bottles did not go far below ground level. Photo taken ca. 1946.

0974    Community of Round Mountain, Nevada, as viewed from the vicinity of the Fairview Mine, ca. 1940.

0975    Fulton Little Kelsay and a female companion from New York who visited Kelsay in Nevada, prior to 1923.

0976    Third from left: Fulton Little Kelsay at a location of his ranch in north-central Nye County, Nevada. Man on far left may be KelsayÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s partner, Roscoe Vasser; others are unidentified. Prior to 1923.

0977    A restaurant specializing in hamburgers located on Main Street in Round Mountain, Nevada, 1949 and Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½50. Amy Smith, the proprietor, installed a counter and several stools and an old jukebox.

0978    Getta Louise, daughter of Shirley Ann Lofthouse, and GettaÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s daughter Melissa Rose pictured with unidentified friend, ca. 1987.

0979    Shirley Ann Lofthouse with Andre Douchane, general manager of the Round Mountain Gold Corporation operations, Round Mountain, Nevada, receiving a $200 check and a medallion in honor of 10 years of service with the mine.

0980    Vacated.

0981    Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse, William Eugene Bert Berg, and Georgetta Berg Jakowatz, children of Lillian and Will Berg, ca. 1983.

0982    View of the Round Mountain Gold CorporationÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s pit at Round Mountain, Nev., ca. 1984.

0983    Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ and Arlene Berg, ca. 1987. The nickname Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ is reported to have been given to Berg by his father Will Berg, who, expecting the birth of a daughter, had no name for a boy and called him Skookum Jim, which in Alaska is said to mean, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Big, strong, healthyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½.

0984    The Hotel, Round Mountain, Nevada, following a flood, August 12, 1931.

0985    Indian girl believed to be a Round Mountain, Nevada, resident named Topsy, 1912.

0986    Unidentified woman in a cabin in the vicinity of Round Mountain, Nevada, possibly around the Black Jack Mine, date unknown.

0987    A view of the bathroom of a house, Tonopah, Nevada, ca. 1959. man in photo unidentified.

0988    An unidentified lady friend of Fulton Little Kelsay, Round Mountain area prior to 1923.

0989    Richard Carver and daughter Marcy at MarcyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s wedding held in the school gymnasium, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1985.

0990    Buildings at the Sunnyside Mine, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1940.

0991    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval and Georgetta Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½GettaÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg Farrington Jakowatz, February 1985.

0992    Left to right: Gary Carver, Jean Carver Duhme; behind Jean Carver Duhme is her husband R.M. Duhme, Bertie Carver, Roger Berg, Ann Berg, Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, Bobby Berg, Kenny Berg, at a gathering in recognition of Rene ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s 25 years of service at CarverÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Station, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1985.

0993    Buildings and mill located in Jefferson Canyon near Round Mountain, Nevada, 1940s.

0994    Judge William Beko and Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse at the wedding of Marcy Carver, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1985.

0995    The maintenance shop, Round Mountain Gold Corporation, Round Mountain, Nevada, October 1985.

0996    A flatbed truck Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ a 1941 Ford pickupÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½belonging to Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg, loaded and headed for a camping trip, Round Mountain, Nevada, 1969. The Shirley Ann Lofthouse family was fond of camping.

0997    Lillian Yeager Berg pictured with her firstborn, Dan, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1915.

0998    Mill building believed to be located in Jefferson Canyon near Round Mountain, Nevada, date unknown.

0999    Lillian Yeager Berg pictured in front of her home in Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1920.

1000    Fulton Little Kelsay and patients at a sanatorium specializing in the treatment of disabilities arising from infantile paralysis, located in Missouri. Kelsay is pictured standing in the back row on the far right in a dark hat. Others pictured are unidentified; ca. 1920.

1001     Mother of Fulton Little Kelsay and her granddaughter Ione at a ranch located in north-central Nye County, Nevada. Date unknown, but probably around 1923.

1002     Residential structure located on the Kelsay ranch in north-central Nye County, Nev. Persons pictured are unidentified except for the man on the far right: Gard Kelsay, Fulton Little KelsayÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s brother, ca. 1923.

1003     Unidentified child pictured at what is believed to be the Kelsay Ranch located in north-central Nye County, Nevada, perhaps ca. 1920.

1004     A home located in what is believed to be the Kelsay Ranch area, north-central Nye County, Nevada, perhaps ca. 1923.

1005    Dianne Marie Lofthouse, firstborn to Shirley Ann Lofthouse, ca. 1953.

1006    Angie, Fulton Little KelsayÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s sister, photo perhaps taken in Tonopah, Nevada. Angie Kelsay was married to Joe French.

1007    Fulton Little Kelsay after suffering from infantile paralysis, December 7, 1920.

1008    Fulton Little Kelsay at a treatment facility in Missouri, April 21, 1921. (See #1000)

1009    A white truck belonging to the Will Berg family, Round Mountain, Nevada. Dan Berg is in the middle on top of the load of wood; Will Berg is probably on the right; the individual on the left is unidentified; perhaps ca. 1919.

1010    A picture of a mining operation at Round Mountain, Nevada. Individuals are unidentified but the women could be Lillian Berg and Katie Berg. Probably prior to 1920.

1011    A cabin located in the mountains in the vicinity of Round Mountain, Nevada. Exact site and date unknown. The photo is primarily of interest because of the method of construction employed.

1012    Lillian Yeager Berg pretending she is going to hit her aunt, Katie Rogers Berg, wife of Karl Berg, in a bit of horseplay. Date of photo is uncertain, but probably 1920s.

1013    Lillian Yeager Berg, an unidentified woman, and LillianÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s son, Dan, on the south side of the Berg home in Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1917.

1014    Lillian Yeager Berg pictured in the back yard of her home in Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1915.

1015    Fulton Little Kelsay pictured with unidentified woman at the facility in Missouri where he received treatment for infantile paralysis, ca. 1921.

1016    Fulton Little Kelsay pictured on the right with unidentified individual at the treatment facility in Missouri, ca. 1921.

1017    Fanny and Jessie, sisters of Will Berg, pictured in Los Angeles, California, undated.

1018    Left to right: William Berg, Lillian Yeager Berg, Fred Oliver (in back), Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse; in front, Dick Williams (brother to Lillian Y. Berg), unidentified woman from New York. Round Mountain, Nevada, January 5, 1946.

1019    The Berg Ranch. A tank in the background was used to water BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s vegetable garden. Left to right, Jim Keller and Jim Berg. Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s oldest son. Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1950s.

1020    Will Berg pictured at the back door of the ranch house on the Berg Ranch, Round Mountain, Nevada, late 1940s.

1021    Heavy snows in the Smoky Valley, Nye County, Nevada, winter of 1936-37, looking south toward Tonopah. Under these conditions a trip to Tonopah took 12 to 15 hours.

1022    A cabin located in Round Mountain occupied by the Manley Family, undated but probably 1940s or earlier.

1023    A view of what is believed to be a mill located in Round Mountain, Nevada, undated.

1024    White truck belonging to Will Berg hauling pipe used in the construction of the Round Mountain town water system constructed by Berg, probably 1920s. Note the hard rubber tires on the truck and the chain drive.

1025    Hydraulic system used in placer mining, believed to be Round Mountain, Nevada, 1926.

1026    (None exists.)

1027    (None exists.)

1028    Main Street, Round Mountain, Nevada, probably late 1930s. Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg is pictured holding pipe. Looking up Main Street toward Mount Jefferson the Berg Mercantile is visible on the right. The Berg Mercantile sits where the firehouse currently (1990) site.

1029    A view of Stebbins and Round Mountain peaks, Round Mountain, Nevada, looking to the southeast, 1926.

1030    Tonopah, Nevada, view of the courthouse looking to the south, prior to the construction of the radar facility on top of Brougher Mountain, early 1950s.

1031    Will Berg pictured with his firstborn son, Dan, Round Mountain, Nev., 1915.

1032    Oldest children of Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse, left Dianne Marie and Carol Ann. GirlsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ dresses were made by Shirley Ann Lofthouse. Photo taken in East Ely, Nevada, ca. 1956.

1033    Round Mountain, Nevada, looking east toward Mount Jefferson. Many of the cabins on the hill belong to old bachelors. Ca. 1942.

1034    View of a mining operation believed to be located somewhere in central Nevada, although the exact location and date are unknown.

1035    Two miners and a tunnel; exact location, date, and identity of persons unknown.

1036    Building located in the vicinity of the Sunnyside Mine, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1940.

1037    View of a man and an abandoned gallows frame, located in central Nevada. Exact date and location are unknown.

1038    A horsedrawn hay wagon and workers on Kelsay Ranch, north-central Nye County, Nevada. Fulton Little Kelsay is believed to be the man standing holding a pitchfork dressed in bib overalls. Photo is taken prior to 1923.

1039    House belonging to the Fred Stegmeyer family located near the foothills north of Round Mountain, Nevada, 1940s.

1040    Haying on the Fulton Little Kelsay ranch, north-central Nye County, Nevada, prior to 1923. Individuals in the photo are unidentified. Perhaps the same outfit as pictured in #1038.

1041    The Victor Mine and surface facilities, Tonopah, Nevada, 1926.

1042    On the back of this photo was written: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½With some of my drilling crews, IÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½m second from the right at the collar of the New Gold Mine, the porphyry gold mine shaft in 1936-37.Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Individuals are unidentified except for the man second from the right, who may be Steve Dittman.

1043     Two cowboys believed to be in the vicinity of the Stone Cabin Valley operation perhaps of Fulton Little KelsayÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Ranch, north-central Nye County, Nevada. Rider in foreground may be Buster Fillipolini. Riders appear to be mounted on mules. Date Unknown.

1044     Angie French, sister to Fulton Little Kelsay, pictured with her son, perhaps in Tonopah, Nevada, ca. 1923.

1045     Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg pictured home on furlough from the armed services in military uniform in front of his uncle Karl W. BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s garage, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1943.

1046     Shirley Ann Berg (Lofthouse) pictured with her brotherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s horse Comanche on the Berg Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, 1948.

1047     Post Office, Main street, Round Mountain, Nevada, 1948. The postmistress, Mrs. Michels, ran the post office and lived in back of the post office. The switchboard for local telephones was also located in the building.

1048     Grandma Kelsay, mother of Fulton Little Kelsay, pictured on the Berg Ranch, Round Mountain, Nevada, June 14, 1926. Grandma Kelsay smoked a corncob pipe.

1049     Lillian Yeager Berg pictured in Round Mountain, Nevada, prior to 1920. Stebbins Mountain is visible in the background.

1050     A Packard automobile belonging to Fulton Little Kelsay. Probably the Berg Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, probably late 1930s.

1051    Jessie and Fanny, sisters to Will Berg, pictured in Los Angeles, California, with their rooftop garden just off Sunset Boulevard. Date unknown, but perhaps 1940s.

1052    Shirley Ann Berg (Lofthouse), 1933.

1053    A truck parked at the Stegmeyer home located just north of Round Mountain, Nevada, probably 1940s.

1054    Members of the Will Berg extended family. Left to right: Dan Thomas, Katie Berg, unidentified, Lucille Berg, Will Berg, Fanny Berg, Karl Berg, John Berg, man with head turned in back below gas pump is unidentified. Photo taken in front of John BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s garage, Round Mountain, Nevada, December 5, 1936.

1055    Kate Logan and her brother Roy pictured in front of a house on the Berg Ranch, prior to the BergsÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ purchase of the ranch in 1915. Kate Logan married Ray Darrough, one of the Darrough twins. Smoky Valley, Nye County, Nevada.


1056    Children of Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse. On the left Getta Louise and on the right Johnnie Irene in the parking lot of the Echo Bay offices in Reno, Nevada, 1988.

1057    On the top of Round Mountain, Nevada, 1915. Left to right: Karl Berg; Katie Rogers Berg, wife of Karl; Lillian Yeager Berg; a woman named Allie who is not otherwise identified.

1058    An Indian woman named Mayme, a resident of Round Mountain, Nevada, prior to 1932. Mayme lived in a stone house located on the slopes of Round Mountain.

1059 Possibly the Sunnyside Mill, Round Mountain, Nevada, perhaps late 19540s.

1060    First picture taken of Lillian Gladys Yeager Berg and William Henry Berg following their marriage, believed to be taken in Shoshone Canyon near Round Mountain, Nevada, 1914.

1061    A portrait of Lillian Gladys Yeager Berg and William Henry Berg, ca. 1915, Round Mountain, Nevada.

1062    At one time William H. Berg operated a small dairy in Round Mountain, Nevada. He delivered milk to the homes in the community in 5-galloncans and gave each family the amount of milk they desired from the can. Here Berg is delivering milk on a sled during the winter, ca. 1925.

1063    A placer operation, Round Mountain, Nevada, possibly late 1930s. The miners are unidentified.

1064    Postcard of Tonopah, Nevada, postmarked October 7, 1912. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. I.M. Williams, Round Mountain, Nevada. The message on the postcard in Lillian Yeager BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s handwriting reads: Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Arrived in Tonopah all right last evening. Expect to go to Goldfield this afternoon. Did Auntie May come?Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½

1065    Buildings during the winter in Round Mountain, Nevada. Date unknown.

1066    Looking up Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada, probably 1930s.

1067    Berg clan children, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1954. Left to right: Kenny Berg, Jim Berg, Roger Berg, stepson of Dick Williams (in plaid shirt), unknown, Dianne Lofthouse, Doran Berg.

1068    Office building for Nevada Porphyry, Round Mountain, Nevada, 1951. Eddie Critchfield, on the left a man by the name of Sommerindyke, Shirley Ann Berg Lofthouse in the middle.

1069    Dan Berg in front of the Berg home and young BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s uncle, Dan Thomas, on the front porch. Thomas helped Will Berg finish the interior of the home. Thomas was married to Will BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s sister Georgetta. Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1917.

1070    Lillian Gladys Yeager Berg on a horse-drawn sled, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1924.

1071    John BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s garage, Round Mountain, Nevada, late 1940s.

1072    In the background is a stage truck driven by Pete Beko, father of Judge William Beko. The stage serviced Tonopah, Manhattan, and Round Mountain. In the foreground is Dorothy Darrough, granddaughter to Laura Darrough. Round Mountain, Nevada, the late 1940s.

1073    Getting ready for the prom are Jeannie Hugh, Dianne Lofthouse, Cynthia Kielhack, and Carol Lofthouse, 1968.

1074    Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½All Dressed Up With Somewhere to Go:--The same girls pictured in photo number 1073 after a remarkable transformation, all ready for the prom, 1968. Some of the dresses pictured here were made by Shirley Ann Lofthouse.

1075    Left to right: Arlene Berg, Karl Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½SkookÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg, Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs, at a Berg family reunion, Round Mountain, Nevada, May 1988.

1076    Pictured here are Grace Wolgemuth, an aunt of Lillian Yeager Berg; Lucille Berg, only child of John and Blanche Berg; and unidentified friend from Fallon, Nevada. Photo taken May 1988.

1077    Grandma Berg, mother of Will Berg, date unknown, possibly the early 1900s.

1078    A garage belonging to John Berg, Round Mountain, late 1940s.

1079    A Buick automobile pictured in front of John BergÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s garage, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1946.

1080    Lillian Gladys Yeager Berg and husband Will Berg in the living room of their new home, Round Mountain, Nevada, late 1914 or early 1915. (More info. About the home on photo board.)

1081    Students from the Round Mountain School, ca. 1939. Teacher Lillian Berg is visible on the far left in the back row. Third from the left, back row is Midge Mason; 6th from left in the white shirt is George Vucanovich, husband to U.S. Representative Barbara Vucanovich; second row left to right are Ruth Manley; fourth, Shirley Ann Lofthouse; fifth, Connie Moore. The remainder of the children are unidentified.

1082    Wranglers in the Stone Cabin-Little Fish Valley area, prior to 1943. Left to right: Fulton Little Kelsay, Roscoe Vasser, probably Joe French, Buster Fillipolini.

1083    Aerial view of the Round Mountain Gold CompanyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s mining operation, Round Mountain, Nevada, mid-1980s. The community of Round Mountain is visible in the upper left center. The remains of Stebbins Peak can be seen on the left and Round Mountain on the right. The pit operation is visible in front of Round Mountain and Stebbins peaks. The heap leaching pads are visible as a dark wide line to the lower left of center. Looking east, Jefferson Canyon is visible in the upper center part of the pictures.

1084    Workers at the Indian Mine Round Mountain, Nevada, 1905.

1085    Sunnyside Mill, Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1905-06.

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Berg (Round Mountain)

1086    Round Mountain, Nevada, November 27, 1909.

1087    Home constructed by Will Berg in Round Mountain, Nevada, 1915.

1088    Thomas, Georgetta, and Will Berg, taking a ride in a Travelair biplane piloted by Garland Lincoln and stunt pilot Walter Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Suicide SlimÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Cahill, Round Mountain, Nevada, June 25, 1936. Lincoln and Cahill had flown the plane to Round Mountain from Los Angeles, California, to perform stunts.

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Wilson (Miscellaneous Nye County)

1089    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson pictured in a canyon in the San Bernardino area, California, in 1933 at 18 years of age.

1090    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, pictured running his placer mill at Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1974. Three thousand tons of tungsten ore from Ophir Canyon were run through the mill.

1091    Left to right: Sue Popplman, Robert G. McCracken, Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1974. Part of Bob WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s placer mill is visible in the background.

1092    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson operating his triple-drum, slusher-feeding system on his placer plant located in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nevada, 1974.

1093    The Bobbie Number 4 incline shaft located in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1975. Lee Early worked the property around 1953.

1094    Placer mill belonging to Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, located in Round Mountain, Nevada, 1973. At that time Wilson had a lease on placer ground owned by the Nevada Porphyry Company, currently (1990) the site of the giant operation belonging to the Round Mountain Gold Company.

1095    A view of part of Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s placer plant in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1974. The canvas covered structure was a darkened area for sorting scheelite with a black light during daylight hours.

1096    A trammel screen, part of the placer mill belonging to Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson located in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1975. The trammel is part of WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s placer milling operation.

1097    

Another view of Robert �¯�¿�½Bob�¯�¿�½ Wilson�¯�¿�½s placer mining plant, located in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1975. As of 1990, the plant is still located at that site.

1098    In addition to his placer plant in Ophir Canyon, Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson also had a hard-rock mill at the location. This picture shows the crusher and the crusherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s flywheel, powered by a Model-A Ford engine. The ore bin was located above the crusher and was fed by a Ford tractor. Even in 1990, the 1930 Model-A Ford engine seldom needs repairs. The engine is one of three Model-A engines owned by Bob Wilson. Photo ca. 1974.

1099    Another view of Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s placer mining plant located in Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, 1975.

1100    A pilot cyanide plant belonging to Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson located at his mill site at Ophir Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1980.

1101    The portal of the Annex No. 1 tunnel located at Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s South Twin Mine, located in South Twin Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada. The Annex No. 1 tunnel goes in 590 feet to the toe of a raise, leading to Tunnel No. 2 (1990). The tunnel pictured here is located at approximately 7,600 feet elevation and is reported to be a very good gold and silver property. Wilson has engaged in a lengthy David-and-Goliath struggle with several different agencies of the federal government regarding his right to reasonably access and operate his South Twin mining property.

1102    Jimmy Williams packing ore out of the Toiyabe Mountains for Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, ca. 1986.

1103    Part of the road accessing Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s South Twin Mine located in South Twin Canyon, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, August 1987. In 1983 about 4,000 feet of the road were damaged from runoff of heavy snow pack. WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s persistence in fighting for his right to repair the road accessing his mining property evokes memories of earlier Nye County residents whose persistence and determination made possible the settling of an untamed environment occupied only by Native Americans.

1104    A snow shot of equipment located at the grounds of Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s home in Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1982.

1105    Wheel pulley from the Sunnyside Mill was torn down by Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson in the fall of 1978. The wheel pictured here was sold to Raymond Popplman, Boulder City, Nevada. The wheel and other materials from the Sunnyside Mill were incorporated into the home that Popplman built in Boulder City.

1106    Stamp mill timbers incorporated into the home belonging to Raymond Popplman, Boulder City, Nevada. Timbers and fastenings are from the Sunnyside Mill, Round Mountain, Nevada, 1978.

1107    View of the dredge at Manhattan, Nevada, ca. 1938. The dredge began at the lower end of the canyon at Jamestown and worked its way up to the vicinity of the power station, the big cement-cast substation building at Manhattan. Water for the dredge was obtained from a pipeline which crossed the Smoky Valley from Peavine Creek. The dredge had a 90-foot bucket line on it and was anchored with 2 winches to a deadman. The dredgeÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½when dredging was finished at Round MountainÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½was disassembled and moved to Battle Mountain, Nevada. The make is believed to be a Yuba dredge. The man in the white shirt is Louis Cirac, long-time Nye County resident and father to Smoky Valley resident Don Cirac.

1108    A view of the dredge at Manhattan, Nevada, ca. 1938.

1109    A view of the dredge at Manhattan, Nevada, ca. 1938. In the center of the dredge the screw elevator can be seen. It brought the placer material from the bucket elevator on board the dredge where it was processed. It is said that it took 100 workers to assemble the dredge. The dredge could process between 500 and 1,000 tons of gravel per hour.

1110    A photograph of the Manhattan, Nevada, dredge being assembled, late 1930s.

1111    A view of the Manhattan dredge, Manhattan, Nevada, probably late 1930s. On the right-hand side of the picture can be seen the pond on which the dredge floated.

1112    Another view of the dredge, Manhattan, Nevada. The hopper on the starboard side of the dredge is visibleÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½(More info. About how the dredge functions can be found on the photo board.) This photo dates from the late 1930s.

1113    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson repairing a bulldozer, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1965.

1114    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s Swedish grandfather at the age of 18. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 18, worked for a while in Colorado as a steam engineer, and eventually ended up in Spokane, Washington, where he married and raised a family. Bob WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s father, Gustavus Edward Wilson, was the oldest son of the gentleman pictured here. Bob WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s grandfather was one of several investors who purchased a mine and mill in Goldfield, Nevada, in 1906, only to find that another company had previously come in and taken out the gold.

1115    Alice and Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, ca. 1985.

1116    A frame, bed, and motor of a 1912 Model-T Ford that once belonged to Julius Gainer, who owned and operated the South Twin Mine in the 1920s, located in South Twin Canyon, Toiyabe Mtns., Nye County, Nev. Gainer constructed a mill and ran 3,000 feet of mine tunnel on the property. He employed four men. Gainer modified the Model-T pickup shown here to haul ore down the South Twin Canyon. Al Bradshaw, a Tonopah resident, remembered riding up and down the canyon as a 10-year old child with Julius Gainer on the Model-T.

1117    Round Mountain resident Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ WilsonÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s grandfather and grandmother, George Hiram Gates and his wife, Annie. They came from North Dakota and settled in Los Molinas, California. Ca. 1915.

1118    Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, born November 11, 1914. This picture was taken at Rockford, Washington, about 30 or 30 miles from Spokane.

1119    Alice Pratt Cirac Wilson, wife of Robert Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½BobÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Wilson, pictured in Tuolumne, California, about 1923.

1120    Ruins of part of a milling operation, Toiyabe Mountains, Nye County, Nevada, ca. 1985.

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Zaval (Smoky Valley and Round Mountain)

1121    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval at about 19 years of age, ca. 1933.

1122    School at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1921. Left to right: Genevieve Mealman, Ms. Woodhouse (teacher), Eva Johnson (Indian girl), Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, Pete Rogers, Harvey Mealman.

1123    Millett Store, Millett Ranch, Millett, Nevada. Al Millett operated the store years ago at Millett on the Millett Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920.

1124    Berg house on the Berg Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada. House burned down in 1952. Picture probably taken 1920s.

1125    Left to right: Ted Logan, Grandma Rogers (grandmother to Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval), Mrs. Logan, Aunt Emma Rogers (in front), Rene (as a child), Ted Logan. The Logans lived on the Berg Ranch for many years and were friends of ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s parents. Picture taken at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1921.

1126    Eva Johnson, Smoky Valley Indian resident who attended school with Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada. Johnson is pictured with her baby in the 1930s.

1127    Butch Mancuran, who rode for the Rogers on the R.O. Ranch for many years. When the Rogers moved to the Wine Glass Ranch, Mancuran worked there for some time before he passed away. Picture taken in Smoky Valley, Nevada, in the Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½20s.

1128    Manhattan, Nevada. Date unknown.

1129    Emma Rogers and Katie Rogers Berg, aunts of Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval. Emma never married. Photo taken at the R.O. Ranch, Round Mountain, Nevada, between 1910 and 1920.

1130    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s maternal grandmother Catherine Anderson when she was very young. She was a resident of Belmont, Nevada. Picture taken in Belmont prior to 1900.

1131    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s motherÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s cousins, John and Joe McCann, who were raised in Belmont, Nevada. Date and location unknown.

1132    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s great-uncle Alec Anderson. Picture taken in Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1906, where Anderson lived for a time.

1133    Right: Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, and Vera (last name unknown) when they worked as waitresses at the Round Mountain boardinghouse, Nevada, 1930s.

1134    Norman Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½CurlyÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Coombs and Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval on a picnic on the far side of Round Mountain, Nevada, ca. 1933.

1135    Round Mountain, Nevada, looking west, ca. 1910.

1135a Hupmobile touring car belonging to the Rogers family, Round Mountain, Nevada.

1136    Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval and her horse Trump at the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1932.

1137    Round Mountain, Nevada, July 1, 1906.

1138    The school and students at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada. Left to right: Pete Rogers, Ms. Woodhouse (teacher), Ida Mike, Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, Arlene (last name unknown) in front of Rene, Eva Johnson in the white dress, Ada Mike, Ruth Mike. Late 1920s.

1139    A postcard featuring the Belmont Mine, Tonopah, Nevada, postmarked June 5, 1912.

1140    Front porch of the Berg brothersÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ store in Round Mountain, Nevada. They called it the General Store. The store was located on the corner diagonally across from the present (1990) Palace Club where the Round Mountain firehouse is situated. Will Berg is second from the right. Prior to 1915.

1141    Another picture of the Berg brothersÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ General store. Same people as #1140. Prior to 1915.

1142    The school up at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, June 6, 1927. Left to right: Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, Ms. Woodhouse (teacher), Eva Johnson, and Pete Rogers.

1143    Grace Anderson Rogers, mother of Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg Zaval, at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1922.

1144    Grace Anderson Rogers, born in Belmont, Nevada, ca. 1922.

1145    Haying t the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, in 1924. Grace Anderson Rogers and Benjamin Rogers, Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s parents, are pictured.

1146    Haying at the R.O. Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, ca. 1920.

1147    Ben Anderson, Joe McCann, and Alec Anderson between 1910 and 1920. They all wore chaps. Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s dad wore chaps all the time. In this picture, the chaps have black hair on them. Rene said, Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½Most all the buckaroos wore chaps a long time ago. They donÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½t wear those hair chaps anymore.Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½

1148    Freight wagons coming into the Millett Ranch, Millett, Nevada, undated.
            
1149    Postcard featuring Round Mountain. It's addressed to Belmont, Nevada, to Catherine Anderson, Irene Ã�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ReneÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s grandmother. Message reads: "happy New Year to you and hubby from the Foleys and Mrs. Fox." Postmarked Round Mountain, Nevada, December 29, 1917.

1150    Ben Rogers (Irene "Rene" Rogers Berg ZavalÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½s father) and Pete Rogers (her brother) on the Wine Glass Ranch, Smoky Valley, Nevada, February 4, 1930.

1151    Irene "Rene" Rogers Berg Zaval's grandmother and grandfather, Catherine and Charlie Anderson. Grace Anderson Rogers is the little girl on the right and Mary Anderson is on the left. Rene RogersÃ�¯Ã�¿Ã�½ mother (Grace Anderson) had blonde hair and blue eyes. Belmont, Nevada, ca. 1901.

1152    Grandma Catherine Anderson (in the black dress) with some of her children. Left to right: Ethel, Mary, Edie, Nellie, Lottie, Alvin. Note the high-button shoes; girls are wearing long underwear. Belmont, Nevada, ca. 1915.

1153    Catherine McCann Anderson ca. 1925 or 1930.

1154    Dan Berg, husband of Irene "Rene" Rogers Berg Zaval and father of her children. Ca. 1952.

1155    Dan and Irene "Rene" Rogers Berg Zaval, when they were living in Round Mountain, Nevada, and operating the store thee. Picture taken ca. 1940 on the front step of their home.

1156    Portrait of Grace Anderson Rogers and Ben Rogers, mother and father of Pete Rogers and Irene "Rene" Rogers Berg Zaval, 1916.


Bordoli (Bordoli Ranch)

1 CD with scans of the photograph 1157-1187.

1157 Bordoli Ranch Winter c. early 1950s.

1158 Santina R. Bordoli c. 1940

1159 Claude Francini, husband to Sylvia (Bordoli) Francini, and the wood pile he chopped on this summer vacation. This was winter fuel for the bordoli family. 1952.

1160    Old Sheep wagon. Located and abandoned at The Buttes well, near Stone Corral, in Railroad Valley, mid 1940s.

1161    The new Bordoli Ranch house from the lower pasture. Post 1940.

1162    The bordoli Ranch, looking East. The lower fields are in the foreground. The ranch buildings are in the trees. Date unknown.

1163    Santina R. bordoli driving a team at the Bordoli Ranch. c. 1917.

1164    The Bordoli Ranch c. 1910 "Little Oasis."

1165    James bordoli and Albino Arrigoni being cheered by Amatore Arrigoni. At the Ox Frame. c. 1917.

1166    James Bordoli and Albino Arrigoni c. 1917 at the OX frame, Railroad Valley.

1167 santina R. bordoli, with her grandson John (son of Laura) feeding the chickens at her Bordoli Ranch. c. 1917.

1168    Branding time at the bordoli Ranch. Early 1900's.

1169    Alfred (Jack) Bordoli on the horse with his brother James bordoli. c. 1910 at the Bordoli Ranch.

1170    The original, old, Bordoli Ranch house c. 1917. This house burned c. 1940.

1171    At Crow's Nest in Railroad Valley. June 1918. Note the chuck wagon in the background.

1172    Alfred (Jack) Bordoli twirls a lasso in front of the cellar on the Bordoli Ranch. C 1918.

1173 Cowboys enjoying dinner at the old stone house at Crow's Nest in Railroad Valley. c. June 1918.

1174    James Bordoli shoveling snow off the roof of the old school room with Santina Bordoli sweeping out the doorway. c. 1918. At the Bordoli Ranch.

1175 James Bordoli c 1917-1918 in front of the saddle house and one room bunkhouse (school room for the Bordoli children) at the Bordoli Ranch.

1176 the Bordoli Ranch c. 1910 The old house shown here burned in abouit 1940. The ranch was known early as Little Oasis or Italian Springs. Settled in about 1894 by Santina and Martin Bordoli.

1177    Brothers and sisters Alfred (Jack) Bordoli, Laura (Bordoli) Pergrossi, Sylvia (Bordoli) Francini, and James Bordoli c. 1950 on the front lawn of the Bordoli Ranch.

1178    Identical twins Sylvia (bordoli) Francini and Laura (Bordoli) Pergrossi with neice Jacqueline Bordoli on her horse Dick. c. 1951.

1179 Martin (Butch) bordoli shortly before his death of leukemia in 1956.

1180 Alfred (Jack) Bordoli with son Martin Bordoli and daughter Jacqueline Bordoli. c. 1951.

1181 Alfred (Jack) Bordoli c. 1916.

1182 Alfred (Jack) bordoli at sheep shear time. c. 1940.

1183 alfred (Jack) Bordoli with Margaret Cadra on his horse. c. 1922.

1184 Santina R. Bordoli with Del Pergrossi to her front, John Bordoli behind her, James Bordoli holding Mary Pergrossi, with Frank Pergrossi and Laura (Bordoli) Pergrossi. c. late 1935.

1185 Beverly (Scrivens) bordoli, Martha (Baird) Bordoli holding son Martin Bordoli, with daughtrer Jacqueline Bordoli in front of her and Alfred (Jack) Bordoli. c. 1950.

1186 Martha (Baird) Bodoli, son Martin Bordoli, daughter Beverly (Scrivens) Bordoli, husband Alfred (Jack) Bordoli, husband Alfred (Jack) Bordoli, and daughter Jaqueline Bordoli. Oct. 1952.

1187    Laura (Bordoli) Pergrossi and her mother Santina R. Bordoli c. 1940.