Travel Blogs from Battle Mountain
... to Battle Mountain and established a townsite
to serve the Battle Mountain copper and gold mining district.
In 1874, the Nevada Legislature overrode the governor's veto and approved a railroad from Austin to ...
Motorcycle: 408 miles, Battle Mountain to Idaho Falls, Idaho. Great day of riding. However, 408 miles in the baking sun really where's one out. It was a destination day. That allows the following day for enjoying scenery. A rest stop at Mc Donald's East of Elko, NV connected us with Arthur Peterson, a Yale classmate of G.H.W. Bush. He is 87 years old and making a ...
More tarmac today.
The TAT through Nevada is hundreds of miles on mainly straight dirt trails. To be honest it isnt very interesting but it is just challenging.
The tarmac allows time to look at the scenery and think.
It's beauty come from its size and desolation. The Great Basin is an area 50% bigger than Germany ...
... is an annual event where people come to test all kinds of machinery just to see how fast they can go. For those of you who have seen the film the World's Fastest Indian this is where the action took place. I missed Speedweek by a week but there were still some people there helping tidy up the raceway but unfortunately no "go fast" machinery to be seen.
After a brief stop at Bonneville it was on to Wendover. Wendover is a commercial airfield and also ...
... all worked and went together. I'm learning a lot on this trip. Today I had my first flat tire coming down a mountain and ended up getting completely dropped by my dad and brother, who just kept on trucking without looking back... unfortunately my dad was carrying all of the flat tire equipment and I was carrying all of the sunscreen and other accessories that did me no good in the case of a flat tire. Fortunately, I just called up the support vehicle ...
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Other places to stay in Battle Mountain
521 E. Front St, Battle Mountain | Hotelfrom $70
825 Super 8 Drive, Battle Mountain | 1 star hotelfrom $62
434 West Front Street, Battle Mountain | 1 star hotelfrom $37
650 West Front Street, Battle Mountain | Hotelfrom $48