Tag Archives: Fort Churchill

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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Ruins at Fort Churchill

I’ve been mentioning Fort Churchill the last few posts, but not showing you much of the old fort itself. Here are some of the adobe ruins as they appear today.  Too bad there isn’t more to see. After the fort … Continue reading

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