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    I try to visit a least once a week just to see...

    I try to visit a least once a week just to see what is happn' Hopefully I wiol be able to retire sometime soon and actually hve some time for my passion which like David, is the Great Basin and my...
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    Hi David - They look in good shape - which makes...

    Hi David - They look in good shape - which makes me happy also. I served 4 terms on a BLM Resource Advisory Council (RAC) and came to understand the Wild Horse and Burro (WH&B) problem in Nevada as...
  3. Thread: Johnnie & Sheila

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    Johnnie & Sheila

    Got a phone call from Johnnie this morning. Johnnie & Sheila are still around and Johnnie been trying to login with no success. Sheila fell Easter Sunday and broke her hip so Johnnie is care mode...
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    Quess - I'm one of the Old Timers that does a lot...

    Quess - I'm one of the Old Timers that does a lot more lurking and less jabbering lately. Round these parts - gas cost too much - it's too hot or too cold or I'm just too dang old to go hiking cross...
  5. Thread: Delamar, Nevada

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    Born n' raised in Nevada - how do you answer a...

    Born n' raised in Nevada - how do you answer a question like that without knowing more about what your looking for in a experience. Delamar is a two and half hour drive from Vegas and some might say...
  6. Thread: Delamar, Nevada

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    I consider it a far distance - you know the...

    I consider it a far distance - you know the Delamar Valley - You know Caliente - You know the big hill you have to go over to get from the Delamar Valley to Caliente - Well Caliente is in the Meadow...
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    Water came from over the mountain in Meadow...

    Water came from over the mountain in Meadow Valley wash - three intersting pump station (Ghost locations) for the most adventerous to find if you want to real look into it! The history of Delamar is...
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    Check once a week - comment if I see anything I...

    Check once a week - comment if I see anything I feel needs commenting on - happy to see you around BB.
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    I suspect a simple database with a text column...

    I suspect a simple database with a text column for name, a text column for state and several boolean columns for some catergories and some text for others and we coul;d start populating it I have...
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    This could be a great thread if we get enough...

    This could be a great thread if we get enough participation, Barren sites are very interesting to some of use as are sites that have been removed by mining, BLM or development, etc... so I would...
  11. Thread: Sarah Winnemucca

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    Surnse with one exception I agree - Sarah had...

    Surnse with one exception I agree - Sarah had supporters and detractors and I think time and retrospect being what it is she, pretty much like Abe Lincoln, faired well. I have many Native American...
  12. Thread: Sarah Winnemucca

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    I'd put more credence to that. Sarah's cousin...

    I'd put more credence to that. Sarah's cousin Numaga was in the battle and most assuredly did what he could to avoid taking any of the militia - AKA solders - lives. Old Winnemucca and Truckee were...
  13. Thread: Sarah Winnemucca

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    Sarah was quite a Lady - next time you go to...

    Sarah was quite a Lady - next time you go to Washington - check out the bronze bust of her in Congress. Each State gets to chose two citizens to honor with statues in the Halls of Congress, Nevada...
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    There are three sites properly named Battle...

    There are three sites properly named Battle Moutain and yes, two of them are on paved roads, the country seat on I-80 and the railroad siding north of the river on old Western Pacific is more...
  15. Some good advice here - David is a Great...

    Some good advice here - David is a Great researcher. Some places to go if you are really serious; UNLV and Reno Special Collections; Give me an idea of what your interested in specific and I send ya...
  16. Most are within hobblin (I walk with a cane...

    Most are within hobblin (I walk with a cane nowadays) distance of pavement but a bit of research will reveal much more than todays scant remains. Sorry - I'm at work on a five minute break and the...
  17. A Long time ago - Anyone every hear of Whitworth...

    A Long time ago - Anyone every hear of Whitworth - I learned that if you didn't have the right tool - you either improvished or were SOL. I also agree, don't carry 500Lbs of cheap crap that breaks...
  18. Thread: Rhyolite July 2010

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    The Big Mine owned the RR station and put the...

    The Big Mine owned the RR station and put the roof on it just before trading to the BLM because the BLM once the got possession would have had so dang much red tape to get a roof repaired on an...
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    Gary - I hope you mean Logan City and the...

    Gary - I hope you mean Logan City and the Crescent mining area on the East side of Mt Irish? They ain't bladed a road up that soft wash from the west side have they? I'm talking about Crescent City...
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    Like OJ - do your home work - If you decide to...

    Like OJ - do your home work - If you decide to investigate that area the road to Hamilton is usually in fine shape and from there to all the satelite cities is within hiking distance. My favorite...
  21. Thread: Camp Thurman, NV

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    Darn It Gary - I should have joined ya - I roamed...

    Darn It Gary - I should have joined ya - I roamed that area in the late 40s arly 50s - knew some of the old timers back then - could have told ya and the gang some good stories. Anytime the group is...
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    Well I don't like change - rather read a book...

    Well I don't like change - rather read a book than eBook - finally broke down and got a **** cell phone a few months ago but ain't figured out how to use it yet and loath people who want to tweet and...
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    Thanks All

    It ain't retirement -Neither Lockheed or I are ready for that BUT just two more years till Medicare (if there is still a medicare) gives me hope!
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    Thanks for the Hint

    Thanks for the Hint - I'll sure investigate more when I get a chance. Like I say - I need to spend more time exploring and less time here at Lockheed - I have over 320 hours of vacation and am...
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    Northwest of Piper Peak

    Rough territory. I'm aware of lot's of camps and such in the Silver Peak Range and access to most of that area (going south) from the haul road from The Crossing to Silver Peak is fairly easy but...
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