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Bodie Days August 2016

Wheels and Doris Wheeler visited Bodie Days, an annual event put on by the Bodie Foundation, and share their pictures with us. Folks had period costumes and there were activities and events to bring out the history of the Ghost Town from its heyday. See the photo gallery!

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Lucky Boy Pass, Bodie Road, and East Walker River country

The road from Hawthorne to Bridgeport is very scenic but not one you’d want to take at speed in your usual RV. It is called an NFS developed road which means it is gravel or native surface. Dusty, bumpy, washboards, steep grades, sharp turns, and a lot of history and geology in front of your […]

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Bodie, Mining District

The Bodie Page has been updated with links to the photo galleries of the mining district. You can see pictures of this particular area of the Bodie ghost town and of the insides of some the buildings. See the inside views photo gallery! For a virtual tour of the area to see the buildings, trestles, […]

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Bodie, inside and out

Take a virtual visit of the Bodie, California ghost town with Dave, Don, Roman, and Gene. There are two galleries of photographs taken this August. – See the photo gallery! The inside view of Bodie – See the photo gallery! The outside view of Bodie If that isn’t enough, check out the Bodie Destinations page […]

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August 2007 SNU day trip to Bodie

Once again, Chuck Fell took SNU members on a special tour of Bodie, one of the best preserved ghost towns. Bodie is not far from Twin Lakes where the SNU was camped for the weekend. Pictures in this photo gallery were taken by Dave Strode, Don Williams, Roman Kreminski, and Gene Baleme. See the photo […]

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Day trip to Bodie

A visit to Bodie was in order on Saturday during the Twin Lakes Rally. See the photo gallery of the special tour. Here’s the road to Bodie. The pictures include one of the truck that member Rich Jaggard restored and some of the scenery around Bodie. Of course, there are the abandonded buildings and equipment, […]

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Bodie Photo Gallery

Bodie is a ghost town on the east slope of the Sierra Nevada Range. Brian Jaggard provides this collection of pictures.

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SNU August Newsletter

SNU Folks, *The August 2017 Newsletter has been posted* http://sierranevadaairstreams.org/snu/2017/17-news/index.html Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there. _Topics in the August newsletter_ Review of Weed Heights rally -|- Green Creek August rally -|- Visit to Jackson Center -|- Welcome Douglas and Dawn Dale -|- […]

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Spring breakout rally: Lahontan 23-26 March

It’s time to get that rig road ready!  No doubt about it, it’s going to be a great weekend for the first SNU rally of 2017. Looks like the weather is going to be typical for March in Northern Nevada. Dealing with a little rain, a little sun, a little wind or whatever won’t inhibit […]

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SNU November newsletter up

SNU Folks, The November 2016 Newsletter has been posted. Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can also be found there. Topics in the November newsletter – Scout Camp rally review -|- November lunch -|- December lunch -|- SNU at Lahontan -|- The Rally Puzzle -|- Bodie Stories -|- Waffle story […]

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Green Creek

It runs down that canyon! There are two photo galleries, one for the SNU June 2013 rally and the other with scenery in the area. See the links on the Green Creek page. This is at a conjuntion of BLM, NFS, and California State Wildlife areas with dispersed camping at spots alongside the creek. The […]

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Speed trap season

It is a delimma. Most RVers tend to travel a bit slower than other traffic on the road. Sometimes speed limits are lower for RV’s, especially those with trailers or toads. Some RVer’s even brag about going slower than traffic, especially if that traffic is going faster than the speed limit. A commentary in the […]

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1957 WBCCI Caravan to Mexico – Guanahuato

photo gallery, newsclippings and other memorabilia from the 1957 Mexican Caravan 1/24/57 – Guanahuato – arrived about 12:30 – lunch and a chance to rest. Meeting at 4pm – Indian dances at suppertime – a real show. So many things to go to see we don’t think we can make it. This baseball field is […]

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Nightmare on a campout, remembered 50 years on

The Washington Times notes that Montana marks 50 years since great quake. Just before midnight under the moon’s gray light, the world tilted and tore off a Montana mountainside. Sliding rock buried 19 campers alive, their bodies never found, and 80 million tons of rock and trees tumbled into Madison River Canyon, leaving rubble piled […]

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April SNU newsletter

The April 2008 SNU Newsletter has been posted * Note: Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in this newsletter can als be found at that link. ->->Topics in this newsletter include: * Upcoming April Rally at Ft Sage * March rally at Pyramid Lake * President’s Ramblin’s * Naked Airstreams * […]

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What are these people thinking?

Chuck is one of those guys who helps manage public lands near Bridgeport. Every winter he encounters some of the more clueless, a group that you do not want to join. Bodie is a nice place to visit but you should make that visit when the road is open. Like many remote areas, especially in […]

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SNU August 2007 Newsletter

The August 2007 Newsletter has been posted – see Links to photo galleries and additional information mentioned in articles in the newsletter/ Topics include: * Upcoming Twin Lakes rally * Stories from Bodie * Review of the rally at Obsidian Dome * President’s Ramblin’s * Time to renew your SNU membership for 2008 >>Twin Lakes […]

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What is a planet?

Early in the evening they are usually the first stars to be seen or late in the morning the last to fade away. The planets don’t stay in fix constellations and have their own pattern of wandering about the background of stars. There are five of them you can easily see. As the tools get […]

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Tragedy – don’t let it happen to you

TULAROSA, N.M. (AP) – Carbon monoxide apparently caused the deaths of a Michigan couple whose bodies were found in their recreational vehicle in southern New Mexico. Parked overnight in the telephone company parking lot Wednesday before Thanksgiving and were found Monday when a locksmith was called to help get the stabilizing jacks up to tow […]

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September Sierra Nevada Unit Newsletter

The September 2005 Newsletter has been posted. ** Plan to attend the next SNU rally September 23 – 25 with Thursday September 22 being a bonus day. The rally will be at the BLM campground north of Eagle Lake. Click For more information ** Time to renew your membership in the SNU and WBCCI. Dues […]

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