Done in cooperation with Reno Now and Then book authors Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, this 2008 project used historic photographs and their modern counterparts to create animated morphs of the changes in the Reno area.
The Gift Shop at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks has a variety of merchandise, ranging from jewelry and clothing to candy and flowers.
Bryce Canyon National Park is a “forest of stones” carved not by a river but by millions of years of freezing and thawing.
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.
Ron Bommarito took over the Genoa Antique Shop in 1969. He focuses on all types of historic objects, but is mainly interested in collecting things that represent the history of the West.
Genoa, Nevada was founded in 1850, the first settlement in the Nevada Territory. This community was home to Nevada’s first hotel, newspaper, and court.
Freshwater springs from deep under the lake, over the millennia, precipitate out minerals in the lake water to create tufa formations.
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.
Built in 1913 as the Gibbons Mansion, the home was purchased by up-and-coming Nevada lawyer, judge, and politician Pat McCarran in 1921.
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 451-651 (Interactive Media).