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  • Buckaroos in Paradise Collection(148 clicks)
    "presents documentation of a Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch. The documentation was largely the work of the Paradise Valley Folklife Project (1978-1982), a research initiative conducted by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. This collection presents 41 motion pictures and 28 sound recordings that tell the story of life and work on the Ninety-Six Ranch and of its cowboys, known in the region as buckaroos."
  • Genoa Nevada's First Settlement - 1851(148 clicks)
  • History of Virginia City, Nevada (146 clicks)
    and the Comstock Lode
  • Just Passin' Through(146 clicks)
    Lincoln and Victory Highways
  • Nevada History (132 clicks)
    A walk in the past
  • Rhyolite, NV(132 clicks)
    Founded around 1904, Rhyolite, located 2.5 miles from Beatty, Nevada, once boasted a population of 12,000. There were hotels, stores, a school, an ice plant, two electric plants, foundries, machine shops, a miner's union hospital, and a three-story building which housed a bank.
  • The History of the Crookedest Short Line in America, the Virginia and Truckee Railroad.(138 clicks)
    good story of a silver mining railroad.