Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State

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Contents
PAGE
PREFACEv
GENERAL INFORMATIONxv
Part I. Nevada's Background
THE SILVER STATE3
NATURAL SETTING6
PLANT AND ANIMAL LIFE11
FIRST NEVADANS22
WILDERNESS TO MODERN STATE29
MINING AND MINING JARGON55
RANCHING AND STOCK GROWING64
STOCK JARGON75
PRESS, CHURCH, AND SCHOOL79
THE ARTS97
SPORT AND RECREATION107
Part II. Touring the State

(When cities or towns are named in more than one Tour they are described only in the Tour in which the name appears in italics.)

TOUR I (Salt Lake City)--Wells--Elko--Winnemucca--Lovelock--Reno-- (Truckee, Calif.) [US 40]111
Section a. Utah Line to Winnemucca115
Section b. Winnemucca to Fernley133
Section c. Fernley to Reno139
Section d. Reno to California Line159
TOUR IA Elko--Jiggs--Harrison Pass--Ruby Valley--Arthur (Nev. 46 and unnumbered improved roads)160
TOUR IB Elko--Dinner Station--North Fork--Rio Tinto--Mountain City-- Owyhee--(Boise, Idaho) [Nev. 11, 43, 11A]165

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Maps xiii
  • General Information xv
  • Part I - Nevada's Background 1
  • The Silver State 3
  • Natural Setting 6
  • Plant and Animal Life *
  • First Nevadans 22
  • Wilderness to Modern State *
  • Mining and Mining Jargon 55
  • Ranching and Stock Growing *
  • Stock Jargon 75
  • Press, Church, and School 79
  • The Arts *
  • Sports and Recreation 107
  • Part II - Touring the State *
  • Part III - Appendices 287
  • Chronology 289
  • Supplementary Reading List of Nevada Books 297
  • Index Principal Reference First 305
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