Nevada Credits & Contributors

Without your help — our gracious contributors, this website, nor any future publication would be successful. I am so grateful to ALL of you!!! Thank you so much!!


Daniel Green is a member of the Gold Searchers of Southern Nevada and has written many articles for their newsletter Highgrader. Daniel has provided additional information and treasure stories for use on this website. Thanks, Dan!!

Brian Iverson is the Regional Manager of Land Affairs for Placer Dome America, a mining company with operations in Nevada. At the Bald Mountain Mine, the ghost of Arbruster Pike continues to linger in the area. Brian submitted the great story of The Ghost of Armbruster Pike. Thanks, Brian. This is not only just a ghost story but also informative of the pioneer times of Nevada.

Bob Moore, the Executive Editor and Staff Photographer for Route 66 Magazine has very generously offered Legends of America the use of his pictures on our website. Bob is a great photographer and we very much appreciate his help.

Bob Wynn – Owner, editor, writer, and photographer and Bob and Brian Exploring websites who has graciously allowed Legends of America to use many of his pictures on our website. Mr. Wynn spends his time exploring ghost towns, mining camps, cemeteries, stage stations, railroad sidings, and historic ranches. Thank you Bob!

Written Matterials:

Belli, Anthony; Nevada Lost Treasures; Lost Treasure USA; October, 2003

Earl, Phillip; This Was Nevada; Las Vegas Review-Journal, December 28, 1997.

Florin, Lambert; Ghost Towns of the West; Superior Publishing Company, 1970.

Lawlor, Florine; A big adventure. Mining camp now in ruins; Senior Press Newsletter; January 2005

McDonald, Douglas; Nevada Lost Mines and Buried Treasures; 1981.

Menzies, Richard; A Roadside Chat With Chief Thunder; Salt Flat News, May 1975

Paher, Stanley W.; Nevada Towns & Tales, Volume II-South; Nevada Publications, Las Vegas, NV, 1982.


Bureau of Land Management

Coin World

Death Valley National Park


Gold Point Ghost Town

National Park Service

© Kathy Alexander/Legends of America, updated July 2023.