2019 Spring Lecture Series begins March 19th!

The 2019 Spring Lecture Series “Nevada Unearthed: FOSSILS” will begin Tuesday, March 19th, at the Churchill County Museum. Premiere speaker will be former Fallonite Dr. Joshua Bonde, Curator of Paleontology of the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, presenting “Nevada in the Age of Dinosaurs”. The lecture will focus on the animals who called Nevada home…

Fallon Slaughter and Supply Company

In this photo is the interior of the Fallon Slaughter and Supply Company. In the photo (left to right) is Lee Wightman, unidentidied, Lester Page, Red Strand, and Abbie Wightman Bellinger.

The Ordinary Bicycle

A  man is riding an Ordinary Bicycle. The Ordinary Bicycle had one large front wheel and one small back wheel. The large 60-inch wheel allowed the Ordinary to travel over 15 ft. with one turn of the pedals. However, the Ordinary did have some issues mainly with mounting and stopping. If one were to apply…

Girl’s Basketball State Championship 1919

In honor of both CCHS boy’s and girl’s basketball teams winning a state title (2019), here is a photo of the 1919 Girl’s basketball state champion team. Congratulations to all of the players and coaches who participated. #legacy Identified in this photo is C. Groth, S.C. Moody, F. Fortune, Nutten, Captain F. Markwell, Sub. Hicks,…

1910

A shipment of wheat from Island Ranch being brought in on Maine Street. The buildings in the background include New River Saloon, the Pharmacy, and a drug store. This photo is from the “Eleanor Douglass Scofield Collection”