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Flash in the Pan

Now a ghost town, Rhyolite, Nevada was once a boom town teeming with get-rich-fast gold prospectors.  Gold was discovered nearby in 1905.  By 1908 there were 5,000 residents of Rhyolite, many employed by the Montgomery Shoshone Mining Company that invested … Continue reading

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Secret Stash

I always like to have a backup plan.  You know, like a spare tire if you get a flat, an alternate route if the bridge is out, a spare case of beer just in case, etc.   I even have … Continue reading

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