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Guru Road

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on Guru Road

Guru Road is a unique, desert-style art installation created in the 80’s and 90’s by DeWayne “Doobie” Williams during the last 15 years of his life. Using local stone and other found objects, Doobie crafted tributes to family, friends and local residents.

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“It can be kind of quiet out here. And we pretty much like it that way.”

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on “It can be kind of quiet out here. And we pretty much like it that way.”

Rural Nevada at it’s small-town best, Gerlach is anything but typical.

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I hear the train a comin’…

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on I hear the train a comin’…

Gerlach was settled in 1906 when Western Pacific came through creating the third and final transcontinental rail line through Nevada. The railroad traversed the property belonging to Louis Gerlach, setting his livestock company up for easy transportation. The railroad named the supply outpost after Gerlach, and it served as a stop until 1953.

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Ranching. A way of life.

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Ranching runs deep in this neck of the sagebrush. With several active ranches nearby, assisting with branding or helping round up a stray bull is not an uncommon thing for many locals.

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Home to Burning Man

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Once a year, thousands of people pass through Gerlach on their way to the annual Burning Man Festival. Burning Man has become an important partner in the Gerlach community and it’s economic viability.

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Bruno’s Country Club

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in slider | Comments Off on Bruno’s Country Club

Bruno’s is perhaps Gerlach’s most iconic landmark. Built in 1952 by Italian immigrant Bruno Selmi, Bruno’s Country Club is a bar/casino, restaurant and motel. Bruno’s is currently for...

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