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Love to explore the great Nevada outdoors?  Excited about discovering old trailways and byways?  Do once vibrant but now abandoned pioneer settlements stimulate your interest?   Then you will be in great company with folks like us with much love for transportation, local and state history. 

 

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Historical Research

Fernley Monument:  Photos, notes, drawings and news clippings documenting the  construction of the Lincoln Highway monument. 

Courtesy of Geno Oliver

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Foot Path to Four-Lane: A Historical Guidebook to Transportation on Lake Tahoe's Southeast Shore, 2005/2014, Nevada BLM, Cultural Resource Series # 22.  By Erich Obermayer

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Original Locations of the Markers and Signs

of the Lincoln Highway - Nevada, 1928,

by Gael Hoag, Field Secretary

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Nevada Central Railroad, August 2017

by Warren White & Elizabeth Rassiga

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Thinkin' Lincoln, A Tribute to Gregory Franswa, American Road, Winter 2017

by Jillian Gurney

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Lincoln Highway Timeline

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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A Nevada View of the Lincoln Highway

Lincoln Highway Forum, Winter 1996

By W. Earl Givens

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The Lincoln Highway, nd

By Richard F. Weingroff

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Lincoln Highway Notes, nd

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Cave Rock: A Short History, nd

By Phillip I. Earl

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Lincoln Highway Facts, nd

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Lake Tahoe's Highway System, A Short History, nd

By Phillip I. Earl

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Kings Canyon Road, 1994

By Jack  Curran

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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The First Autoist Across Western Nevada

Reno Gazette Journal, February 10, 1991

By Phillip I. Earl

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Drawing, LHA Sign, 1995

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Drawing, 1928 LH Markerpost, 1995

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Carson City to Reno, nd

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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News clipping, Lincoln Highway War         Practically Settled, March 8, 19??

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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News clipping, First Lincoln Highway Sign Is Posted In Reno,  April 1914

Courtesy of Jim Bonar

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Spooner Summit Historical Marker 261

Photos by Brian Suen

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Kings Canyon Road: Maintaining Cultural Connectivity in Perpheral Western Nevada

Greg Haynes and Terry Birk, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, nd

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Lincoln Highway Bridge Rails, display,

June 6, 2016

Courtesy of Cindy Ainsworth

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Notes, Swift's Station and Glen Brook, Historical Marker 219

Courtesy of Brian Suen

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Blog, AL Westgard Visits Frenchman's Station, Lincoln Highway News, March 12, 2015

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Slide Presentation, 1915 Lincoln Highway Transcontinental Filming Expedition.

Photos by Edward Holden

University of Michigan

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Reno's Virginia Street Bridge - A Tribute

By Cindy Ainsworth;  Spring 2007

Courtesy of Cindy Ainsworth

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Adventure on King's Canyon Road

By Norm Root;  The Traveler Newsletter 2005

Courtesy of Joel Windmiller

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Photo Record of Mogul Lincoln Highway Bridge Rails Restoration and Installation Notes

Courtesy of Geno Oliver

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