Mt McClellan , Nevada

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Mt McClellan , Nevada - Ranger to Sit Guard on Virginia Range k...
Ranger to Sit Guard on Virginia Range k Mountain . Conducting a preliminary survey for the purpose of finding a suit able location for the establishment of a forest ranger fire lookout station, station, H. I. Snider of Truckee, district district ranger of the United States forest service, visited the Virginia range of. mountains near Virginia C i t y , yesterday. The proposed lookout is to keep a check on areas bordering the Lake JI hoe country on the east slope, , extending north from Carson City to the Truckee meadows. The most suitable location found for a station, Snider said last night, is Mt. ^TcClellan, located about two anil one-half miles south of the Jumbo grade summit. This peak commands a wide of the Carson country, as well as W:shoe valley ' and the Tjuckee meadows region. An old road extends extends nearly to the point where station would be located, and only about seven miles of telephone line would have to be constructed to connect with the Reno-Carson system system passing through Washoe- valley. valley. Temporary telephone connections connections could be readily made with tho Five-mile reservoir station of thf Virginia.. Gojd Hill Water Mt. Davidson, , back of Virginia City, was considered as a possible location, but Snider said that while a commanding view was secured of the Washbe valley and Truckee meadows country, high peaks to south cut off the area westerly of Cut-son QHy. Mt. McClellan is best suited for the entire area desired to be checked, he declared.

Clipped from Nevada State Journal22 Jan 1931, ThuPage 3

Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)22 Jan 1931, ThuPage 3
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