Hidden Valley is located in East Reno, and and the hills above it provide beautiful views of Reno in the distance. The park holds many hidden treasures, such as a horse arena, a dog park, and many walking trails.
Concrete snow sheds protected the original route of the Central Pacific Railway across Donner Summit from frequent avalanches. This route was used from 1868 until 1993.
The laundry facility at John Asuaga’s Nugget in Spark features huge machines which can hold over 200 lbs of laundry each load.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a “forest of stones” carved not by a river but by millions of years of freezing and thawing.
Originally built in 1860, the Virginia Street Bridge has always been a landmark for downtown Reno.
The Hunter Creek trail takes around four hours to fully complete. An enormous waterfall is the prize at the end of the 3-mi trail.
A difficult climb for its final steep half-mile, Mt. Rose rewards the hiker with panoramic views of Reno and Lake Tahoe.
Being among one of the oldest hotels in Nevada, the Gold Hill Hotel is filled with history, style and the occasional ghost in rooms 4 and 5, that live on to this day.
Built in 1877, the building was sold to Myron Lake in 1879. His toll bridge, the first commercial crossing of the Truckee, provided a name, “Lake’s Crossing,” for the settlement that was to become Reno.
The Mackay School of Mines building was dedicated in 1908, along with the Mackay statue by sculptor Gutzon Borglum who would later earn fame with his project at Mount Rushmore.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-756 (Interactive Media).