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Morning Light at Fort Churchill

Last April I happened to be at Fort Churchill State Park (in Nevada, along the Carson River, between Carson City and Fallon) and found the morning light, a little after sunrise, doing wonderful things as it shone through the windows … 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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The Carson River

Near Fort Churchill, the fresh and flowing water of the Carson River supports a riparian forest filled with birds, bugs, and other wildlife—not a common thing here in the mostly dry footprint of Pleistocene Lake Lahontan. Tim Messick Photography • … Continue reading

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