Ranching
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 39° 29.589 W 117° 04.280
11S E 493866 N 4371506
Quick Description: History sign in Austin, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2017 6:09:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMVE9F
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 2

Long Description:
One of four small history plaques located on pillar at Austin’s outdoor Loneliest Highway Visitors Center.
Marker Title (required): Ranching

Marker Text (required):
Many of the existing large ranches of today were settled in the 1860’s and they stretch along the Reese River Valley to half way to Battle Mountain. Ranching is the second industry around Austin. Several large ranches continue to operate in the area, and many of them have expanded into hay farming along with raising cattle.


County (required): Lander

Marker Type (required): Metal Plaque

Other Marker Type (optional): NA

Is Marker Damaged? (required): No

Other Damage Type (optional): NA

Marker Number (If official State Marker from NV SHPO website above, otherwise leave blank): Not Listed

URL - Website (optional): Not listed

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Volcanoguy visited Ranching 10/5/2016 Volcanoguy visited it