Photo of Cemetery in Gold Field Nev.

Photo of Desert Cemetery

When returning from Las Vegas on highway 95 we noticed this cemetery in Gold Field Nevada, an old mining town where Wyatt Earp and his brother once owned a gamblng house. The gold mines didn't last long and the once bustling town of 15,000 all but died away. There are still working mines, a few stores and a saloon. Many of the old buildings still stand. If you like the old west and ghost towns you would like Gold Field.

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Bryan Dorr says ... on Wednesday, Dec 3 at 10:15 PM

Looks really cool. Road trip!

pmdoughty says ... on Wednesday, Dec 3 at 8:29 PM

Yes I stopped in Beatty. We saw a roadside flea market and stopped. We had our granddaughters with us and the man running the place gave them nice necklesses for free. My wife bought a few things but it really struck me how friendly the people were,

Maxtor Man says ... on Tuesday, Dec 2 at 10:14 PM

Did you stop in Beatty, Nevada? It's about 110 miles north of Las Vegas, if I recall correctly. Lots of neat stuff around there. For example, there's an old ghost town nearby called Rhyolite, Nevada that was a silver mining town back in the 1800's

dw says ... on Tuesday, Dec 2 at 10:06 PM

wonder why there is a fence?

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