Boulder City's Abandoned Airport
Boulder City’s Abandoned Airport
The Boulder City Airport became an important transportation hub for tourists visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas, and the Grand Canyon. For a time, it was known as "the biggest airport in the West."
Abandoned Boulder City Hospital
Abandoned Boulder City Hospital
The abandoned Boulder City Hospital sat atop a hill overlooking Lake Mead. From its magnificent vantage point, the old structure kept vigil for more than 80 years, while the man-made lake rose and then slowly fell and the city around it quadrupled in size.
Searchlight, Nevada Ghost Town
The History of Searchlight: Ghost Town of Nevada
Originally settled by prospectors in the late 1800s, Searchlight, Nevada is now home to about 500 residents, a third of whom are retirees drawn to the peace and quiet of small-town life. Searchlight, Nevada.
Abandoned Horton Mine in Nevada
Inside abandoned Horton Mine in Nevada
The Horton Mine is a mercury mine located in Lander County. The Horton Mine has been in operation since the 1800s and is part of the massive and sprawling Victorine Mine. Historically the site has been associated with the Kingston Mining District which is now part of the Toiyabe National Forest.