Welcome to Ione

Ione is about 5 miles north of Berlin. In 1864 it became the first county seat of Nye County, but for only 3 years. Ione has boomed and declined ever since with fluctuations in the price of silver and the discovery of richer deposits elsewhere, but it has yet to be completely abandoned.

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About Tim Messick

Photographer, cartographer, and botanist/naturalist. Home is in Davis, California. Home-away-from-home is the eastern Sierra Nevada. Compiling a flora of the Bodie Hills.
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