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Old 13-05-2017, 09:45 AM   #1
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Virginia City, Nevada

A few post and more pics here can in no way do justice or substitute a real time visit to Virginia City. Some facts and details can be found here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_City,_Nevada. There will be better websites, but this will do.

My thoughts and pics.

Some of you older guys will remember Bonanza and the Ponderosa (a mythical ranch), Virginia City was located to the north west (north on this pic is to the left).



There are plenty of old houses on A Street.





County Court House and Opera House are on B Street:









Some famous artists.



No guns allowed.


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Old 13-05-2017, 04:04 PM   #2
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We went to the Ponderosa ranch when we lived in the USA. I don't believe its there any more. The house and outbuildings where the show was filmed were real and it was actually on a hill overlooking Lake Tahoe more or less where it is on the map. The funny thing about the house was that although it was real and a solid structure it only consisted of the three rooms that were used in the show. Even the big staircase went nowhere except to a small alcove where the actors could hide before they made an entrance at the top of the stairs.
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Some of you older guys will remember Bonanza and the Ponderosa (a mythical ranch), Virginia City was located to the north west (north on this pic is to the left).

As in "The Cartwrights"?
Daddy Ben, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe?
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As in "The Cartwrights"?
Daddy Ben, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe?
Yeah, them ones, and Ling Sing (?). Coincidentally, we watched some Bonanza on cable last night. They was in Virginia City too.
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