January – February 2013

What’s Inside

Reno’s Grand Central

Reno’s Grand Central The Biggest Little City’s Amtrak station has sent passengers to and fro for nearly a century. Story and Photos By Greg McFarlane Train stations are buildings to revere and remark upon. An exceptional station reminds passengers that sometimes the destination can be as important as the journey. Unlike airports, the g ... read more

Land Sailing in Nevada

Nevada has many claims to fame, and you can add one more to the list: land sailing. In fact, I was interested to learn recently that the Silver State is arguably the premier land-sailing destination in the United States. ... read more

Tahoe Lobster Company

Tahoe Lobster Company Fred Jackson (left) and Justin Pulliam (right) of Tahoe Lobster Company pose with Richard Massey last fall on the Nevada shore of Lake Tahoe. Business owner Jackson earned a permit to commercially fish the lobster-like crayfish (opposite page) last summer. Massey, a ... read more

Pronghorn Antelope

Pronghorn Antelope Pronghorn are the fastest land animals in North America. Adults have been clocked at 55 mph and may reach 60 mph for short spurts. They are considered the second-fastest land animal behind cheetahs; however, they can sustain high speeds longer than the big cats. Technically, the pronghorn is not a true antelope. It is not c ... read more

The Quaints of DeQuille

The Quaints of DeQuille Mark Twain became famous, but fellow Territorial Enterprise reporter Dan DeQuille could spin a yarn with the best of them. By Eric Bryan Reaching a daily circulation of more than 15,000 copies, Virginia City's Territorial Enterprise was at one time the largest newspaper west of the Mississippi River. Readers of this ... read more

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