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Old Magazine Articles

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Home Page | Comments Off on Old Magazine Articles

Here are some old magazine articles from Desert Magazine from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. July 1951 – On Black Rock Desert Trails August 1954 – Josie Pearl, Prospector on Nevada’s Black Rock Desert April 1955 – Lost Hardin Silver. Mystery or Hoax? October  1956 – Navy Landgrab in Nevada’s Black Rock Country November 1960 – The 40 Wilderness Miles North of Gerlach, Nevada June 1968 – A Trip to Leadville June 1979 – Northwestern Nevada’s Historic Little High Rock...

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New Black Rock Desert Photo History Book

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Home Page | Comments Off on New Black Rock Desert Photo History Book

There is a new photo-history book about the Gerlach and Black Rock Desert area from Arcadia Publishing.   The book, titled “Black Rock Desert,” is part of Arcadia’s Images of America series.   The book covers the period of time from prehistory until 1990.  The thesis of the book is that interesting people have been doing interesting things in the area of many years. The events that are covered include art from the Lassen Trail; The Winning of Barbara Worth, starring Gary Cooper, in 1926; and a wild horse roundup as documented by Gus Bundy. Also included are recent works of art such as Doobie Lane and Croquet X Machina, which was a croquet game played with trucks were used as mallets on nearly 6-foot croquet balls. Historical images feature the towns of Sulphur and Gerlach, nearby ranches, and the Empire...

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Black Rock Mud Company

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in businesses, Home Page, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Black Rock Mud Company

Black Rock Mud Company was founded in 2010 by two “mudders”: Shelly Egbert and Summer Powelson. For years, Shelly’s family has owned a special piece of property near Gerlach known as The Great Boiling Springs. Black Rock Mud is 100% organic mineral-rich mud that finds it’s way to the earth’s surface through small bubbling mud volcanoes unique to the Great Boiling Springs property. Our mud is hand harvested and hand packaged in recyclable, biodegradable, and plantable packaging made only in the USA. In addition to packaging and product, Black Rock Mud Company not only supports, but employs eco-friendly practices. Our facility just outside Gerlach is fully sustainable using only “green” power from wind, solar, and geothermal sources. “We are committed to the environment, the preservation of the desert, and a deep seated desire to share our “Black Rock Experience”...

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89.5 FM KLAP Radio

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in businesses, Home Page | Comments Off on 89.5 FM KLAP Radio

KLAP 89.5 Community Radio was founded by Jeff Cotton of OpenSkyRadio.  KLAP plays great American music. The station broadcast range is from Squaw Pass to Limbo Grade and parts of Pyramid Lake. For advertising inquiries contact Jeff Cotton at 530-279-6677.   Location: Secret Hours: 24/7 Contact: Jeff Cotton 530-279-6677 Website:...

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