|Eye of the Ichthyosaur
This would be my third attempt. The first was canceled by the covid pandemic. Then the park shut down while pandemic stimulus funds were used for road improvements (still unpaved and washes out occasionally, so check before going). But this year I made it, just in time to set up camp before dark.
|Looking west from Berlin across Ione Valley to the Paradise Range beyond, a fine example of the basin-and-range topography that covers much of Nevada.
|Berlin Mill in 1910.
|Two stamp batteries center bottom, for crushing ore plus water and mercury.
|Teeth of the Ichthyosaur
|Shonisaurus popularis by Charles Camp, with owl.
|"R" marks ribs.
|Note the miners' dinner plates (vertebrae).