The House in Ione

In 14mm f2.8, nevada, Travel by Robert Lussier1 Comment

Ione, Nevada’s story is typical of most — if not all — ghost towns. It started with a silver strike in 1863. By the spring of 1864 the town had 600 residents, a post office and over 100 buildings. A courthouse was built and it was destined to be the seat of Nye County — …

Belmont

In 24mm PC-E, nevada, Travel, urbex by Robert Lussier5 Comments

I’m winding up the week with a tight panorama shot of Belmont, Nevada (and one of my personal favorites from the trip). On the far left is the “House of Tasker Oddie circa 1870.” I know that because, like many of the buildings in Belmont, theere is a properly placed historic marker in front of …