CC Museum Presents the 2016 Fall Lecture Series ‘STEAM’

The Churchill County Museum’s 2016 Fall Lecture Series features STEAM (the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 -7:30 p.m., September 20th through October 18th. Presenters include Mark Owen, Campus Executive Director of Sierra Nevada Journeys; Doug Mishler as Henry Ford, by Nevada Humanities HOTR; Kent Tarver, Owner of Tarver…

Fallon Brass Band. Unidentified band members. No date or photographer noted.

Sand Mountain

East of Fallon on Highway 50 – Sand Mountain is a year-round camp and playground for recreation enthusiasts from ATVs to sand buggies to wind-surfers.


      The more things change, the more they stay the same. Both these photos were taken by Mary Walker Foster. The second is noted as being the Walker children though there is no identification attached to the first photograph. No date on either.

Harmony Social Club

Women’s Social Clubs were the backbone of community in the Lahontan Valley – women supporting women, working together and playing together.  Photo is from the 1920s.

Highway 50 at Eastgate. Chevron Station.

Bike Race

EASTER BICYCLE RACE FROM HAZEN, NV. TO FALLON, NV.  16 MILES.   (L-R) Robin Mills (race sponser), Karen Scheffler (girls winner), George Cunningham (3rd place), Leland Roberson (2nd place), and Sonny Fowler (1st place)

Sage Spirit Dancers

This was the first original group of the Sage Spirit Dancers who performed at many activities throughout Fallon. Photo is dated 1987/1988.