Category Archives: the wendover reports

live blogging you are here: CLUI

now it’s time for the headliner. Matt Coolidge, founder of the Center for Land Use Interpretation is up and giving an overview of CLUI’s history and trying to explain just exactly what it is (which is no easy task). Matt … Continue reading

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decisions, decisions

version 1: version 2: Look at these two pictures. They are two of about 25 that I took of this weird target-thing(?) out in the Utah salt flats (on an airfoce bombing range, actually) and I am having an impossible … Continue reading

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targets

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wendover report no. 11

The Lincoln School in Metropolis, Nevada, opened in 1914 and closed in 1947 and is pretty much all that is left of the town. Metropolis was a planned ranching and farming community founded in 1909 that reached an estimated population … Continue reading

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wendover report no. 10

Walking the streets of Wendover on the Utah side, one might think that the town was recently hit by some form of natural disaster. Junked cars, boarded up houses and abandoned mobile homes are decaying away in abundance. Vacant lots … Continue reading

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wendover report no. 9

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wendover report no. 8

the BEAUTIFUL carpet designs of Wendover NV casinos: The Wendover Nugget: Montego Bay: The Rainbow: The Peppermill: and last but not least, The Red Garter:

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wendover report no. 7

THE HUE OF WAR! usually it’s pretty quiet here on the base. with the exception of the passing trucks on their way to the potash plant or the occasional airplane landing on the runway, things are relatively quiet and peaceful. … Continue reading

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wendover report no. 6

The Sun Tunnels Yesterday I decided to pack up the van and drive out to the Great Basin Desert and track down Nancy Holt‘s earthwork/sculpture The Sun Tunnels. I hadn’t heard much in the past about Nancy Holt or the … Continue reading

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wendover report no. 5

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