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Railroads of Nevada and Eastern California - Vol. 3
David Myrick's far-reaching research has produced an invaluable record of the development of rail transportation in the Far West. This final volume to his study of the roads of Nevada and Eastern California is a fascinating history of western railroads and the region they helped to build.    

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Photos of the Red Rock Canyon Backcountry Byway

The Red Rock Canyon Backcountry Byway is a short, thirteen mile paved drive through the beautiful Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area of southern Nevada. The drive is located just outside of Las Vegas, and provides a great alternative away from the casinos and other happenings in town. Red Rock Canyon is known for large red rock formations, part of a series of sandstone peaks and walls of the Kenyon Thrust. The walls are up to 3000 feet high.

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Photos of the Red Rock Canyon Backcountry Byway

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