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== External Resources ==
== External Resources ==
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:856507 GNIS]
* [https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/gaz-domestic/public/summary/856507 GNIS]
** Variant: Ashkelon.  Citation: "Leigh, Rufus Wood. 'Nevada Place Names,' Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1964, 149 pp. Gives historical background on place names in Nevada. p27"
** Variant: Ashkelon.  Citation: "Leigh, Rufus Wood. 'Nevada Place Names,' Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1964, 149 pp. Gives historical background on place names in Nevada. p27"


[[Category:Railroad sidings]]
[[Category:Railroad sidings]]

Latest revision as of 20:33, 28 December 2021

Ascalon is a Railroad siding between Gerlach and Trego.

Leigh states that Ascalon is the name of an city in Israel, see Wikipedia[1].

Basso states that the name was derived from biblical sources.[2]

WPRR 1910 Timetable showing Ascalon
October 1913 map showing Ascalon
c. 1914 map of the W.P.R.R. showing Ascalon

References

  1. Rufus Wood Leigh, "Nevada place names: their origin and significance", 1964
  2. Dave Basso, "Ghosts of Humboldt Region," p. 5, 1970.

External Resources

  • GNIS
    • Variant: Ashkelon. Citation: "Leigh, Rufus Wood. 'Nevada Place Names,' Salt Lake City: Deseret News Press, 1964, 149 pp. Gives historical background on place names in Nevada. p27"