Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunset at Wrights Lake

These mallard ducklings appeared to be enjoying the sunset as much as I was. Or maybe it was just the abundance of insects on the lake at this hour. This was a couple of nights ago at Wrights Lake, a … Continue reading

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Buckland Station

Buckland Station is a historic roadhouse, ranch, and Pony Express stop settled in 1859 along the Carson River in western Nevada. It is now part of Fort Churchill State Historic Park. It’s worth a visit to tour the restored roadhouse, … Continue reading

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Weed Heights

Weed Heights is the company town built by Anaconda right next to the copper mine near Yerington, Nevada. My impression, from one brief visit, is that it’s a pretty quiet community now, no longer focused on activities at the pit. … Continue reading

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