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Again some photos from 2007 that somehow have been hiding on my computer. A few photos show the damage left by a wildfire that hit the area in 2006. The Canyon has since recovered to a good degree, but not yet 100% back.

Rachel Nevada is home to the Nellis Bombing and Gunnery Ranges which are better known as Area 51. For anyone that has even the remotest interest in aviation, they have heard of Area 51. The town of Rachel is a three hour drive North from Las Vegas in the Tikaboo Valley on Route 375, Extraterrestrial Highway. As you leave I-15 for Route 93, you are suddenly thrown into the desolation of the Nevada landscape. There are only two towns along the way, Ash Springs and Alamo. If you are heading out this way it’s a […]

  The first of many update posts. Added Valley of Fire photos to the photography by Hank Plumley photo gallery. Valley of Fire State Park is located in Overton, Nevada about a one hour drive North of Las Vegas. The park is Nevada’s first and oldest state park. The park has seen many settlers make their homes in the area, all of which have disappeared from the area. The Valley was the location of a large lake millions of years which is the cause of the sandstone deposits that make the splendid colors you will […]

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