0001 The home of the Rev. Charles Lynch and family at the time of his death in 1913. (Troy, Missouri) The Rev. Lynch was Denny’s father.
0002 L-R: Denny Lynch, Agnes Lynch, son “Mike” Lynch; August 1973 in Pahrump Valley, Nevada.
0003 The late Jim Lynch. (Brother of Denny)
0004 Lynch residence near Blue Diamond, Nevada. (1972)
0005 Lynch home under construction near Blue Diamond. (c. 1970)
0006 Interior of Lynch home under construction near Blue Diamond. (c. 1970)
0007 Beginning construction of Lynch home in Pahrump Valley. (Aug. 1973)
Pahrump – People & Places
0008 The old Pahrump Trading Post and U.S. Post Office circa 1948. Long time post mistress shown is Dutch Turner.
0009 Entrance gate to Pahrump Valley Company (Hotel, Ranch, School, Homes, etc.) (1916) Notice water flowing across road; it was from an artesian well and was used for irrigation.
0010 Pahrump Ranch (1916). L-R: Frank Buell, Bruce Telford, Bonnie Darrough, (held by cousin) George Telford, Clarence Darrough, and June Raycraft.
0011 Pahrump Valley Company (1916). Left to right – Telford duplex home, company car, rear of blacksmith shop, company store, and post office.
0012 Mini-outhouses auctioned for $120 at Ambulance Benefit (in Pahrump).
0013 Judge Margaret E. Whittaker, center, Nye County justice of the peace for Pahrump Township, receives her Advanced Judicial Certificate from Judge John W. Kern, left, dean of the National Judicial College, and Judge W. E. Teurman of Fallon, president-elect of the Nevada Judges Association.
0014 Steve Whittaker, metro police officer; he is husband of Margaret Whittaker, Pahrump justice of the peace.
0015 L-R: Ron Floyd, Chamber of Commerce Vice President Tom Weber, and architect Dave Wells stand on the future site of Calvada North Sports & Health Center (Pahrump).
0016 L-R: (1) unidentified; (2) the late Ed Ostrander, jury foreman; (3) Mrs. Ed Ostrander.
0017 Mrs. Ed Ostrander.
0018 Ed Ostrander, Grand Jury Foreman
0019 Andy De Le Cruz, member of Nye County School Board..
0020 L-R: Dan Warden and Rod Pekarek, high school principals, studying rendering for new Pahrump Elementary School.
0021 Tom Lorentzen, former executive with G.O.P. party; later was with Small Business Bureau in Washington, D.C.
0022 Bill Kissam, owner of Pahrump Realty.
0023 Jerry Kotecki, Electric Company.
0024 Walter Hines, Deputy Chief Nevada Highway Patrol.
0025 Jim and Alice Munson (Pahrump, Nevada).
0026 Margie Haynes (wife of Perry) – Pahrump Valley, Nevada.
0027 Left, Diana Stiles, member of Pahrump Town Board; middle, woman who was chairman of the Clinic Board (name unknown); right, unidentified.
0028 Marla Nyberg with Cut line Ambulance.
0029 L-R: Shirley Laute and Marla Nyberg, employed by ambulance company in Pahrump.
0030 Future home of Pahrump Community Medical Center. (People not identified.)
0031 Local artists and their paintings – art show in Pahrump (n.d.). L-R: (1) Ron Dennis, Mgr. Of Cal-Vada Gym; (2) Mrs. (?) withers; (3) Agnes Lynch; (4) (?) Huffman; (5) unidentified; (6) Lew Flyge
0032 Grand prize winter in art show in Pahrump displays her award-winning painting. (Believe her last name is Huffman.)
0033 Coral Sands – Northern Arizona – by Pahrump artist, the late Lew Flyge.
0034 Mrs. (?) Withers and her entry in art show in Pahrump. (She and her husband owned Western Auto in Pahrump Valley.)
0035 “Welcome” sign outside Hawthorne, Nevada.
0036 Bus depot (Las Vegas – Tonopah-Reno Stages) – [Hawthorne, Nevada?]
0037 El Capitain [Hawthorne, Nevada?] c. 1940’s.
0038 Joe Mavdi standing in front of bar in [Hawthorne, Nevada?]. Goodfellow Café is next door.
0039 Amargosa Club – Amargosa, Nevada. (1982)
0040 Artist’s rendering of Amargosa Municipal Center, Amargosa, Nevada. (Architect Alton Dean Jensen)
0041 Plant in Amargosa, Nevada. (1982)
0042 Nye County Complex – Amargosa Valley, Nevada. (2-25-82) Houses Fire Dept., Sheriff’s Dept., Ambulance, and Library.
0043 Nye County Sheriff’s Department and Amargosa Volunteer Fire Department – Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82)
0044 Store under construction in Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82)
0045 Apartment house under construction in Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82)
0046 Building under construction in Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82) (Apartment building.)
0047 Buildings under construction in Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82)
0048 Store in Amargosa, Nevada. (2-25-82)
0053 L-R: President Ronald Reagan; Nancy Bogan, candidate for Nevada Assembly; Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt. (July 1980)
0054 L-R: Vince Saunders, candidate for U.S. Congress; President Ronald Reagan. (July 1980)
0055 Former Nevada senator Ken Redelsperger.
0056 Center, (blue gown): Mrs. Robert List, wife of Governor Robert List of Nevada (standing next to her); next to him, at right, are Mr. And Mrs. Ed Barszcz. The others are Pahrump residents. The occasion is a Ball in Pahrump. (1979)
0057 L-R: William Reid, Tourism Director, Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; Rossi Ralenkotter, Dir. Of Marketing and Tourism. LVCVA; Congressman James Santini of Nevada, Chairman of the Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus; and William D. Toohey, President, Travel Industry Ass’n of America. (At a breakfast given by the Nat’l Council of Urban Tourism Organization and the Nat’l Council of State Travel Directors in Los Angeles, California. (c. 1981)
0058 Nevada Governor Robert List on horseback.
0059 Rick Fore.
0060 Congressman James Santini of Nevada.
0061 George Franklin, Nevada politician.
0062 Noel Manoukian, Nevada Supreme Court justice.
0063 Sam Cavnar, Republican candidate for U.S. Senator (from Nevada).
0064 At left, Harry Reid (later became U.S. Senator from Nevada).
0065 Nevada Congresswoman Barbara Vucanovich (at microphones) at a Washington, D.C. news conference. With her (L-R) are Reps. New Gingrich of Georgia, Vin Weber of Minnesota, Connie Mack of Florida, Larry Craig of Idaho, and Phil Gram of Texas.
0066 Governor Richard Bryan and State Forester Lody Smith planting a weeping flowering cherry tree in front of the State Capitol as part of an effort to get the public involved in a reforestation program.
0067 Press conference in Washington, D.C., held before the vote to raise the speed limit on rural interstates to 65 mph: Congresswoman Barbara Vucanovich at microphones with (1-r) Senator Steve Symms of Idaho, Congressman Richard Stallings of Idaho, Senator Phil Gram of Texas, Senator Chic Hecht of Nevada, Congressman Jim Hansen of Utah, and Congressman Dave McCurdy of Oklahoma.
0068 Mr. David Weide, UNLV Professor, Geoscience Dept.
0069 Myrna McDonald.
0070 (The late) Jim Spicer and his wife Effie, Beatty, Nevada.
0071 Heinz Pallasch and children. (c. 1980’s)
0072 “Death Valley Scotty” and his wife in Beatty, Nevada.
0073 Mr. (?) Daines.
0074 Dellie Stone.
0075 L-R: Dorothy Ritenour and Dellie Stone.
0076 Flo Provenza – Real Estate Co. (Pahrump?)
0077 Claire [Crow?].
0078 Juga Campton. (c. 1981)
0079 (L-R) Col. Harold Roberts, Governor Richard Bryan, BG Tony Clark, Col. John Molini, Ltc. Miles Celio, Com. Sgt. Maj. Wayne Wilson, Ltc. Mike Casey, CMSgt. Dennis Tracy. (National Guard)
0080 Belie Williams.
0081 Nevada centennial marker No. 12: Nevada’s Birthplace, Carson Valley.
0082 Fort Churchill from contemporary sketch. (Photo Nevada Historical Society) – postcard.
0083 Train engine and railroad workers in early days of Nevada. (postcard – photo courtesy of Southern Nevada Museum)
0084 A Nellis Cub Scout raises the flag as other scouts pay their respects during a “Scouting the Nellis Way 1982” two-day event. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Sgt. Sheila Winters)
0085 Sourdough Saloon (location now known) – c. 1985.
0086 Dough Boy Bakery.
0087 Shipping Christmas trees up the river (no location or date).
0088 Shipping Christmas trees up the river (no location or date).
0089 Tonopah political candidate. (not identified)
0090 Covered wagon, [somewhere in Nevada] in a small town – c. 1800’s. (no identification)
0091 Group of children and adults. (no identification)
0092 Unidentified man.
0093 Unidentified construction site [in Nevada] – shows heavy equipment.
0094 Unidentified golfer by a river. [Possibly in Pahrump Valley?]
0095 Miscellaneous postcards of scenes in California and Hawaii. Includes courthouse in Modoc County, CA.; Alturas, CA; Maui, HI, etc.
0096 Grover Hot Springs in California.
0097 Kern River between Kernville and Johnsondale. (in California)
0098 Scene somewhere in the Sierras in California.
0099 Greenhorn Mountain high above Lake Isabella [in California].
0100 Small town [in California].
0101 [Hotel] in Germany or Austria. (postcard – 1984)
Early Pahrump Personalities
0102 Lois Kellogg at home; (for background on Ms. Kellogg, see HIS-Story of Pahrump Update by Denny Lynch, Call # F849.P2 L95); c. 1921-1924.
0103 Miss Lois Kellogg posing regally.
0104 Lois Kellogg digging at her home, “Fool’s Folly” (in Palm Springs). c. 1921-1924.
0105 Having her hair shampooed, Lois Kellogg takes time out for some clowning.
0106 Lois Kellogg and her wolfhound. Taken at home in Palm Springs (called “Fool’s Folly”), c. 1921-1924.
0107 Lois Kellogg – in front of her mirror in her Palm Springs home.
0108 Dramatic pose of Lois Kellogg posing as Garbo.
0109 Harvest at Pahrump Valley Ranch, 1917. Sacks of grain and thrashing machine; ladies with lunch for workers.
0110 Clarence Darrough, held by father, Glenn Darrough in cornfield, and Dr. Chilton, who arrived three days late for Bonnie Darrough’s birth. Pahrump Valley Ranch, 1916.
0111 Pigs raised for 1916-1917 market, as World War I effort. Freight was too much of a problem to market as a profit for Pahrump Valley Ranch Company. Pens west and south of foreman’s house.
0112 Ladies of Pahrump Ranch, 1916-1917: Anita Chubb, wife of mechanic; Carolyn Darrough, wife of ranch manager; Clare Telford, wife of carpenter; Miss Cash, boarding house cook; Verne Bowen, school teacher, later married Earl Hegle, Ranch store keeper.
0113 Clarence Telford watering horses from well halfway between Pahrump and Shoshone on old road. He met the train at Shoshone to take his wife, Clare, and sons, Bruce and George to the Ranch to live from April 1916 to November 1917. Their home was in Ramona, CA.
0114 George and Bruce Telford holding (goshawk) hawk shot by their father, Clarence Telford (Pahrump Ranch carpenter), from flock of several hundred hawks migrating near Pahrump Valley. (c. 1916-1917)
0115 Telford Brothers – George and Bruce – on burro given them by an old prospector who came to buy supplies with gold dust from the company store. Pahrump Valley, Nevada, c. 1916-1917.
0116 George and Bruce Telford, 1916, playing in stream by corral which was flowing from the spring pools and artesian well. (Pahrump Valley ranch)
0117 Pahrump Valley Ranch Company, 1916. Spring-fed swimming pool with “ladies at play”. R-L: Verne Bowen, school teacher; Mrs. Clyde (Anita) Chubb; Mrs. Glen (Carolyn) Darrough; Mrs. Clarence (Clare) Telford; others unidentified. Women swam afternoons, men (a-la-nude) mornings, boys both times.
0118 George and Bruce Telford standing by Pahrump Ranch Company tractor, 1916.
0119 Denny Lynch, 1989.