“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Carlin, Nevada

Clickable Map of Elko County, Nevada and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Elko County, NV (60) Eureka County, NV (20) Humboldt County, NV (28) Lander County, NV (23) White Pine County, NV (26) Cassia County, ID (37) Owyhee County, ID (12) Twin Falls County, ID (41) Box Elder County, UT (66) Tooele County, UT (26)  ElkoCounty(60) Elko County (60)  EurekaCounty(20) Eureka County (20)  HumboldtCounty(28) Humboldt County (28)  LanderCounty(23) Lander County (23)  WhitePineCounty(26) White Pine County (26)  CassiaCountyIdaho(37) Cassia County (37)  OwyheeCounty(12) Owyhee County (12)  TwinFallsCounty(41) Twin Falls County (41)  BoxElderCountyUtah(66) Box Elder County (66)  TooeleCounty(26) Tooele County (26)
Elko is the county seat for Elko County
Carlin is in Elko County
      Elko County (60)  
      Eureka County (20)  
      Humboldt County (28)  
      Lander County (23)  
      White Pine County (26)  
      Cassia County, Idaho (37)  
      Owyhee County, Idaho (12)  
      Twin Falls County, Idaho (41)  
      Box Elder County, Utah (66)  
      Tooele County, Utah (26)  
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1Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — Beowawe Geysers
From this vantage point one can see the steam rising from the geysers located near the base of the far hill across the valley. The U.S. Geological Survey has designated an area south of Beowawe a Known Geothermal Resource Area (KGRA). The area, . . . Map (db m69117) HM
2Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — C-39 — California Trail - Carlin Canyon
"We have to cross the river four times... on each side of you there is a perpendicular wall of vast rock... overhanging the road so one has a feeling very near bordering on fear as he passes under those precipices" -- Lewis Beers, Aug 3, 1852Map (db m149731) HM
3Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — C-41 — California Trail — Hot Springs
“The trail or road… ascends a considerable hill 1/3 mile ahead of us… the water here is cool, but too alkaline to be agreeable. Hot Springs in the river-bank, sulphur, &c.” — J. Goldborough Bruff, Sep 7, 1849 . . . Map (db m81179) HM
4Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — 112 — Carlin
Carlin, the oldest town in present Elko County, was established as a railroad division point in December 1868, by the Central Pacific Railroad. It was named, by Central Pacific officials, after William Passmore Carlin, a Union officer who served his . . . Map (db m67264) HM
5Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — 50 — Carlin Canyon
In December 1828, Peter Skene Ogden and his trapping brigade (Hudson's Bay Company's Fifth Snake Country Expedition) were the first European Americans to enter here. Joseph Paul, one of Ogden's trappers, died nearby - the first white man to die and . . . Map (db m136726) HM
6Nevada (Elko County), Carlin — Leaving the River, Climbing the HillCarlin
By the time emigrants reached this spot, they had enjoyed fairly good traveling for the past ten days or so, as they followed the Humboldt River road. But here they faced their first big physical challenge along the route. If they stayed along the . . . Map (db m81204) HM
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7Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — A Tale of Two Highways
You have arrived at this place by driving east on Interstate Highway 80. Did you know that since entering Nevada you have been traveling along the route of the historic California Trail? From 1843 to 1869, an estimated 250,000 people made the trek . . . Map (db m67441) HM
8Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — About Your Journey ...
Whichever direction your travels take you, you're going to have a similar experience to what the California-bound emigrants had. You're going to see the same country, except for the towns and the ranch meadows. The big difference, though, is that . . . Map (db m67440) HM
9Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — Argenta Station
In 1868, the town of Argenta was founded as the first Central Pacific Railroad station in Lander County. The town, 10 miles west of this marker, was named by Judge E.B. Crocker. A post office opened and the railroad established an eating station, . . . Map (db m81182) HM
10Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — Gravely Ford
7 miles southeast of here was a favorite pioneer crossing of the Humboldt River, Gravely Ford. Campsite of the Donner Party, here occurred the Snyder-Reed fight, as Snyder lashed at Reed he missed and hit Reed's wife. Reed then killed Snyder. Reed . . . Map (db m67443) HM
11Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — Hot, Dusty and TatteredBeowawe
Looking at the broad valley of the Humboldt River before you, close your eyes and imagine how it would have been in the mid-1800s. Instead of the sounds of traffic on I-80, you can almost hear the creak of wagon wheels. You might hear the sounds of . . . Map (db m81206) HM
12Nevada (Eureka County), Carlin — 65 — Palisade
Located in the tank-like depths of Palisade (12-mile) Canyon, Palisade first named Palisades - surveyed and laid out by the Central Pacific Railroad in February, 1870. During the 1870's it rivaled Elko and Carlin as a departure point on the C.P. for . . . Map (db m135385) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022