December 24, 2008
The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is one of Carson Valley’s first and largest ranches. The ranch was home to German immigrant Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg who founded the site in 1857. Christmas at the Dangberg Home Ranch has been reconstructed with historic artifacts, toys and decorations. Park Interpreter Mark Jensen narrates this video and describes the Ranch’s Christmas time exhibit.
December 18, 2008
[Submitted news release.]
The 2009 White Pine County Fire and Ice Festival, held at Cave Lake State Park January 17-18, is going to be a sight to behold. This year the festival will begin with the 100th birthday celebration of this nation’s best preserved short line railroad with steam engine #93.
On Saturday January 17, 2009, at 5:00 pm the train will pull out of the station in Ely, Nevada along with two cars filled with passengers and one VIP car. The passengers will be given an hour long tour of the area, and then on their way back into Ely, fireworks will go off from the train itself — a never seen before event
There will also be a train ride the following morning, Sunday January 18th, at 9:30. Both are open to the public. Read the rest of this entry »