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Historic Sites - Nevada

Here are links to some notable historc sites found along Route 40.

IconWreck of the City of San Francisco (Harney, NV)
"On August 12, 1939, the City of San Francisco derailed while crossing a bridge. Twenty-four people died and 121 others were injured......."

Maiden's GraveMaiden's Grave (Beowawe, NV)

Joss HouseJoss House (site) (Winnemucca, NV)
"At one time the Chinese population of Winnemucca was considerable. By the late 1800s, many of the former Chinese laborers from the construction of th......"

IconForty Mile Desert (NV)
"A desert along the California Trail between the Humboldt Sink and the Truckee River. This expanse (actually 35 miles in length) was one of the most c......"

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