In this photo is a Parade on Maine Street starring the FVFD Fire Department Truck aka “Old Besty” on Fourth of July, 1977, while spectators line the route. In the background, you can see Kents Shopping Center on the west side of street. #MemoryMonday

Columbia Space Shuttle

Do you remember this? In this photo is the Columbia Space Shuttle landing on national television in November of 1981.  During launch, it reached a max speed of 17,400 mph. This photo is from the Joyce Alcorn Photo Collection.

Spaghetti Feed – Support Churchill County Museum November 16th

Join us November 16th from 11:00 Am to 7:30 Pm for a Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser Benefiting the Churchill County Museum Sponsored by the Copper Queen 1915 Outpost of the Julia C. Bulette 1864 Chapter of E Clampus Vitus $10 for Adults and $7 Children 11 and Under See you at the Museum 1050 S. Maine Street,…

Veterans Day

Veterans Day, previously know as Armistice Day is a holiday observed annually to honor people who have served in the United States Armed Forces. In  this photo a Disabled American Veterans member is presenting a Poppy to Mayor Merton Domonoske. The poppy is worn to represent and pay respects to those who died at the…

The Tailboard Scraper

There was blacksmith in Fallon by the name of George Spreyer. He had a patent on a leveling machine which soon gained the title of “The Tailboard Scraper.” The first 10 to 15 years saw almost all land in Fallon prepared in that Fashion. The scrapers came in various sizes depending on available horse power….