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Special Resource Study
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for Historic Preservation
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of Sustainable Tourism
National Scenic Byways Program
Links to Websites
of Places Featured in this Itinerary
State Railroad Museum (The Dayton, Inyo and Wabuska
Selected Bibliography for the Three Historic Nevada Cities
Angel, Myron, ed. History of Nevada, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Berkeley: Howell-North, 1881.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of Nevada, 1540-1888. Reprint.
Las Vegas:Nevada Publications, 1981.
Beebe, Lucius M., and Charles Clegg. Steamcars to the Comstock. Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1957.
-------. Virginia and Truckee: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times. Oakland: G.H. Hardy, 1949.
Bowers, Michael Wayne. The Sagebrush State: Nevada's History, Government, and Politics. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1996.
Carman, Dorothy Walworth. Reno Fever. New York: Ray Long and Richard R. Smith, Inc., 1932. One of the better Reno divorce novels of its time, full of local color.
Chambers, S. Allen, Jr., and Harley J. McKee. The Architecture of Carson City, Nevada. Selections from the Historic American Buildings Survey, Number 14. Washington: HABS/OAHP/NPS/DOI, 1973.
Drury, Wells. An Editor on the Comstock Lode. Palo Alto: Pacific
Dwyer, Richard A. and Richard E. Lingenfelter. Dan De Quille, The
Washoe Giant. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1990.
Elliot, Russell R. History of Nevada. 2nd ed. Lincoln:
University of Nebraska Press, 1987.
Gigli, Jane Green. Dat So La Lee, Queen of the Washoe Basketmakers. Nevada State Museum Anthropological Papers No. 16. Carson City: Nevada State Museum, 1974.
Glass, Mary Ellen, and Al Glass. Touring Nevada: A Historic and Scenic Guide. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1983.
Hulse, James W. The Silver State: Nevada's Heritage Reinterpreted.
2nd. ed. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1998.
James, Ronald M. Temples of Justice: County Courthouses of Nevada.
Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1994.
--------. The Roar and The Silence: A History of Virginia City
and the Comstock Lode. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1998.
James, Ronald M., and C. Elizabeth Raymond, eds. Comstock Women: The Making of a Mining Community. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1998.
James, Ronald M. Virginia City: Secrets of a Western Past. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Kneiss, Gilbert H. The Virginia and Truckee Railroad. Boston: Railway Locomotive Historical Society, 1938.
Land, Barbara, and Myrick Land. A Short History of Reno. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1995.
Martin, Don W. Nevada Discovery Guide: A Remarkably Useful Travel Companion for Motorists, Rivers and Other Explorers. Columbia, California: Pine Cone Press, 1997.
Miller, Max. Reno. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1941.
Nicoletta, Julie. Buildings of Nevada. Society of Architectural
Historians, Buildings of the United States. Oxford: Oxford University
Oldham, Willa. Carson City: Nevada's Capital City. Genoa, NV: Desk Top Publishers, 1991.
Toll, David W. The Complete Nevada Traveler: A Guide to the State. Gold Hill, Nevada: Gold Hill Publishing, 1981.
Townley, John M. Tough Little Town on the Truckee; History of Reno Series. Reno: Great Basin Studies Center, 1983
Twain, Mark. Mark Twain's Virginia City: Nevada Territory. Silverthorne, CO: Vistabooks, 1983.
Wren, Thomas, ed. History of the State of Nevada, its Resources, and People. New York, Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1904.
Writers' Program, Works Project Administration. The WPA Guide to
1930s Nevada: Nevada Writers' Project of the Works Project Administration.
Reprint. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1991.
Levinson, Nancy Smiler. Snowshoe Thompson An I Can Read Book. New York: Harpercollins Juvenile Books, 1992.
Gibson, Karen Bush. Nevada Facts and Symbols. The States and Their Symbols. Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2003.
Heinrichs, Ann. Nevada. This Land Is Your Land. Minneapolis, MN: Compass Point Books, 2003.
Kelso, Mary J. A Virginia City Mystery. Fernley, NV: Markel Press, 1992.
McLuskey, Krista. Nevada. Kid's Guide to American States. Mankato, MN: Weigl Publishers, 2001.
Sirvaitis, Karen. Nevada. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications Company, 2003.
Stein, R. Conrad. Nevada. America the Beautiful, Second Series. 2nd ed. New York: Children's Book Press, 2000.