Eastern Mojave Vegetation Nevada County Route 788  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  Nevada County Route 788 passes the east side of the Ruby Mountains from NV Hwy 229 in the north to approximately Fort Ruby. I have extended the route another mile or two to the Junction with the Overland Pass Road.

Other articles: Nevada Highway 229 70000  

Junction: Nevada Highway 229.

Locations: Ruby Valley.
Full Size ImageSettlement of Ruby Valley  

Ruby Valley

 

Other articles: Field Notes 20020604150 Nevada County Route 718 90000
Full Size ImageHarrison Pass Road.  

Junction: Elko County Route 718, Harrison Pass Road, west to Huntington Valley on the west side of the Ruby Mountains.

Other articles: Field Notes 20020604110 20020604115
Full Size ImageView northeast of Ruby Mountains from Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
Full Size ImageCoyote at Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge.  

Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge

 

Other articles: Field Notes 20020604120
Full Size ImageGallagher State Fish Hatchery in Ruby Valley  

 
 

South Ruby Campground

 
 

Shantytown

Some of the places look like shanties, but many look like fine vacation homes.

Other articles: Field Notes 20020604160
Full Size ImageCows along Nevada County Route 788.  

 

Other articles: Long Valley Road in Ruby Valley  

Elko County above
White Pine County below

Junction: White Pine County Route 3, "Long Valley Road"

Elko County Route 788 probably really ends here at the Elko / White Pine County line.

Other articles: Field Notes 20020604165 Nevada County Route 006 10000 Long Valley Road at CR 6
Full Size ImageSign showing route of Pony Express trail at south end of Ruby Mountains.  

Junction: Elko County Route 006, Overland Pass Road.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 12/14/2014 3:31:09 PM