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Big Canyon (Locale) was a stop on the [[Fernley and Lassen Railway]] between [[Pyramid]] and [[Zenobia]].<ref>"[https://www.nevadadot.com/uploadedFiles/NDOT/Traveler_Info/Maps/washoecounty1937_001.pdf County Base Map Series, Nevada Department of Transportation, historic (1930's). WA1/1937]"</ref>
The mouth of Big Canyon is 13 miles north of [[Sutcliffe]].<ref name="wheeler">Sessions S. Wheeler, "[https://books.google.com/books?id=_YhOieXXzqoC&lpg=PA78&ots=6MeDBEdOQT&dq=big%20canyon%2C%20sutcliffe&pg=PA78#v=onepage&q=big%20canyon,%20sutcliffe&f=false The Desert Lake: The Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake]," p. 78.</ref>
The mouth of Big Canyon is 13 miles north of [[Sutcliffe]].<ref name="wheeler">Sessions S. Wheeler, "[https://books.google.com/books?id=_YhOieXXzqoC&lpg=PA78&ots=6MeDBEdOQT&dq=big%20canyon%2C%20sutcliffe&pg=PA78#v=onepage&q=big%20canyon,%20sutcliffe&f=false The Desert Lake: The Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake]," p. 78.</ref>


In July, 1864, Charles Symonds started building a house at the mouth of Big Canyon.  Later the location became known as [[Pyramid]].<ref name="wheeler"/>
In July, 1864, Charles Symonds started building a house at the mouth of Big Canyon.  Later the location became known as [[Pyramid]].<ref name="wheeler"/>
Big Canyon was a stop on the [[Fernley and Lassen Railway]].


[[Big Canyon Ranch]] is located west of Big Canyon (Locale).
[[Big Canyon Ranch]] is located west of Big Canyon (Locale).
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== External Resources ==
== External Resources ==
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:838720 Big Canyon (Locale) GNIS]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:838720 Big Canyon (Locale) GNIS]
* [http://www.railwaystationlists.co.uk/pdfusarr/nevadarrs.pdf  Nevada Railroads SL-171 Passenger Stations and Stops]
* University of Nevada, Reno. [http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/materials/specoll/photodesc.aspx?AccNo=UNRS-P2710 UNRS-P2710-124]," "Lorenzo D. Creel with four men. Man to Creel's right is same man as in photo #29, 30, 31 and 34. Pyramid Lake. Nevada, 1918. [Identification supplied by Paiute elder: Jigger Bob, far right, from [[Big Canyon]]; "used to holler around" to show he was coming; Joe Mandel, far left] (See also #5112 and #5308)"
* University of Nevada, Reno. [http://knowledgecenter.unr.edu/materials/specoll/photodesc.aspx?AccNo=UNRS-P2710 UNRS-P2710-124]," "Lorenzo D. Creel with four men. Man to Creel's right is same man as in photo #29, 30, 31 and 34. Pyramid Lake. Nevada, 1918. [Identification supplied by Paiute elder: Jigger Bob, far right, from [[Big Canyon]]; "used to holler around" to show he was coming; Joe Mandel, far left] (See also #5112 and #5308)"
* Nevada State Journal, "[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nevada/reno/nevada-state-journal/1952/04-06/page-22?tag=easton+pyramid&rtserp=tags/easton-pyramid?page=2&psi=63&pci=7 Sheriff's Deputies Plan to Investigate Skeleton at Pyramid]," April 6, 1952, p. 22.
* Nevada State Journal, "[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nevada/reno/nevada-state-journal/1952/04-06/page-22?tag=easton+pyramid&rtserp=tags/easton-pyramid?page=2&psi=63&pci=7 Sheriff's Deputies Plan to Investigate Skeleton at Pyramid]," April 6, 1952, p. 22.

Revision as of 06:12, 2 January 2016

Big Canyon (Locale) was a stop on the Fernley and Lassen Railway between Pyramid and Zenobia.[1]

The mouth of Big Canyon is 13 miles north of Sutcliffe.[2]

In July, 1864, Charles Symonds started building a house at the mouth of Big Canyon. Later the location became known as Pyramid.[2]

Big Canyon Ranch is located west of Big Canyon (Locale).

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External Resources