Saturday, May 31, 2014

May 31, 2014 - Fallon, NV to Middlegate Station, NV

48 miles

It is a short day as a result of having to set up tomorrow's ride. The map looks blank because we are riding through the Great Basin...another name for desert...and we are also riding along the loneliest road in is definitely living up to its name.

The Road goes on and on....

And on and on...

Grimes Point Petroglyphs site .... Very interesting,

Pony Express station

Craig & Nick at the top of Sand Spring Pass

ATV playground....boys and their toys...

Dust devil....

Open range....

Middlegate Station

Look what we found out back of our lodging for the evening

Middlegate Station is a historic Pony Express Overland Stage Station that was used in the 1800s. It is Also on the first paved highway coast to coast...the Lincoln Highway.

Lincoln Highway marker - a 3,143 mile 'rock highway'

Rustic is a good description of our accommodations...people are very nice.

Tomorrow we are off to Austin, NV.

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