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... Not so lonely after all. Climbed the small hill trail to look at petroglyphs, some 8000 years old. They had found a mummy there that was 9500 years old.
Then we passed the "loneliest dump point in the USA," set up on the highway. Drove across numerous salt flats, between bare mountains. Vast open vistas. Saw Sand Mountain, 2 miles wide and 600 feet ...
... located in this Virginia City, so Lynn hopes to find records there too.
Here in Austin is the oldest Catholic Church in Nevada, St. Augustine's Church. It's now being renovated as a Cultural Center. We got a good workout on our two plus mile walk. Steep is the word. I also saw a restored Franklin automobile, about 1928, by my guess and also a 1934 Ford Van, also restored but more in the hotrod vein. Those pics will also appear ...
... toilet that Obama paid for"
He informed us that Austin has 4 bars and 3 churches. John told us he watches traffic go by every day because it is fun. So if you are ever passing through Austin NV, be sure to stop and talk to John who will be sitting on a bench in front of the Owl Club Bar on Hwy 50, smack in the middle of downtown .
... and the corresponding reflection.
Not much more to add from today. We arrived in our destination of Austin, Nevada around 6:30, had a few beers and a steak dinner at the one and only restaurant in town and were ‘lights out’ by about 9:30.
Tomorrow we rendezvous about 90 miles north in Battle Mountain with Claudio. We look forward to joining him and continuing the trip ...
Austin, Nevada – Population 300. An adorable tiny strip of Main Street USA! This place is something out of a movie! I actually saw a film production truck at the gas station. I got out and snapped some pictures. That must have been the dead giveaway for a tourist because ...
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