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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM212A_the-yellow-pine-mining-company-railroad_Jean-NV.html
Built in 1911, The Yellow Pine Mining Company Railroad was a twelve and a half mile long narrow gauge railroad connecting the town of Goodsprings with the Union Pacific Railroad here in Jean. The railroad was built using materials from the defunct…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1YJP_the-arrowhead-trail-highway_Jean-NV.html
The first automobile road to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas was the Arrowhead Trail Highway. Planned, promoted and built beginning in the second decade of the twentieth century, this was one of the named interstate highways of the Good Roads mo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNN_the-h-wall_Las-Vegas-NV.html
Created in1962 by architects Wayne McCallister and William Wagner and YESCO design staff. The three-story concave panel of interlocking neon "H" elements formed the corner bullnose for the casino's fa├žade on Fremont Street. At the time, the Hors…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNM_jerrys-nugget_Las-Vegas-NV.html
This Jerry's Nugget cabinet rotated atop a vertical tower of letters spelling "Nugget", advertising the popular North Las Vegas local's casino. Circa 1970s, the sign incorporates skeleton neon and hand lettering for lively day and night viewing. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNL_silver-slipper-gambling-hall_Las-Vegas-NV.html
The Silver Slipper was originally installed on the grounds of the Last Frontier on Las Vegas Boulevard. The Slipper was designed by Jack Larsen and built by Young Electric Sign Company.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNI_eldorado-canyon_Boulder-City-NV.html
Eldorado Canyon, the site of a mining boom, runs east from here to the Colorado River. Prospectors began digging for gold and silver here, about 1859, forming the Colorado Mining District. The three largest mines, the Techatticup, Wall Street, and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1QNG_deadly-flash-flood_Searchlight-NV.html
It looked like a big, black wall of water. There were maybe two or three waves. all carrying something, vehicles upside down. Manuel Cortez, Las Vegas Review-Journal On September 14, 1974, a flash flood roared down Eldorado Canyon and swept t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OJ0_the-old-spanish-trail_Las-Vegas-NV.html
Stretching for 130 miles across Clark County, this historic horse trail became Nevada's first route of commerce in 1829 when trade was initiated between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. The trail was later used by the wagons of the "49'ers" and Mormon pi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JCP_the-garses-expedition_Laughlin-NV.html
Seeking to open a land route between the Missions of Sonora and California, Fray Francisco Hermenegildo Garcés, OFM, a Franciscan Missionary priest and explorer, was the first European to enter the present boundaries of Nevada. He departed …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1IQJ_the-shrine-of-the-four-faced-brahma_Las-Vegas-NV.html
The Brahma Shrine is renowned throughout the Far East, to people of all faiths, as a place of prayer which in turn bestows prosperity and good fortune on those who come to visit and make their hopes and wishes known. The casting ceremonies for …
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