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Guru Road (aka Dooby Lane) was created by DeWayne "Dooby" Williams (b. 1918, d. 1995).
Dooby Lane (aka Guru Road) was created by DeWayne "Dooby" Williams (b. 1918, d. 1995). (Note that the [http://www.archives.com/1940-census/dewayne-williams-nv-11374066 1940 Census] has him born in 1919)
 
Dooby Lane is located on the west side of [[Highway 34]] about two miles from [[Gerlach]].  The road consists of a number of installations with words inscribed in stones by Dooby and others.
 
The proposed [[Gerlach Geothermal Development Project]] would be close to Dooby Lane.


[[Image:Guru elvis antelope.jpg|thumb|Elvis with an antelope.]]
[[Image:Guru elvis antelope.jpg|thumb|Elvis with an antelope.]]
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* [http://brc-dpw.org/who/metric/dooby/ Dooby Avenue Restoration Project, April 19, 2003] [http://web.archive.org/web/20060619211156/http://brc-dpw.org/who/metric/dooby/ (archive.org)]
* [http://brc-dpw.org/who/metric/dooby/ Dooby Avenue Restoration Project, April 19, 2003] [http://web.archive.org/web/20060619211156/http://brc-dpw.org/who/metric/dooby/ (archive.org)]


* [http://ludb.clui.org/ex/i/NV3132/ Guru Road] at [http://www.clui.org/ The Center for Land Use Interpretation]
* [https://clui.org/ludb/site/guru-road Guru Road] at [http://www.clui.org/ The Center for Land Use Interpretation]


* Pulitzer Prize winning poet [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Snyder Gary Snyder] visited Guru Road and wrote: <i> discovered a path / of carved stone inscriptions tucked into the sagebrush / "Stomp out greed." / "The best things in life are not things." / words placed by an old desert sage. </i>  Snyder went on to create a book based on Williams' words that included photographs by UNR students and faculty.  
* Pulitzer Prize winning poet [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Snyder Gary Snyder] visited Guru Road and wrote: <i> discovered a path / of carved stone inscriptions tucked into the sagebrush / "Stomp out greed." / "The best things in life are not things." / words placed by an old desert sage. </i>  Snyder went on to create a book based on Williams' words that included photographs by UNR students and faculty.  
** DeWayne Williams; Gary Snyder, "[http://www.unr.edu/art/photography/doobylane.html Dooby Lane: a testament inscribed in stone tablets by DeWayne Williams]," Black Rock Press.; University of Nevada, Reno. 1996.  Edition of 50 copies. ([http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/bookarts&CISOPTR=453&REC=6 Image of book])
** DeWayne Williams; Gary Snyder, "[http://www.unr.edu/art/photography/doobylane.html Dooby Lane: a testament inscribed in stone tablets by DeWayne Williams]," Black Rock Press.; University of Nevada, Reno.  
*** 1996, edition of 50 copies. ([http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/bookarts&CISOPTR=453&REC=6 Image of book])
*** [http://www.counterpointpress.com/dd-product/dooby-lane/ 2016 edition].
** Rod Romesburg, "[http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+fractal+nature+of+Gary+Snyder%27s+Mountains+and+Rivers+Without+End.-a0234570857 The Fractal Nature of Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End]," College Literature, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2010.
** Rod Romesburg, "[http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+fractal+nature+of+Gary+Snyder%27s+Mountains+and+Rivers+Without+End.-a0234570857 The Fractal Nature of Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End]," College Literature, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2010.


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== External Resources ==
== External Resources ==
* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dooby_Lane
* https://www.californiadesertart.com/dewayne-dooby-williams-a-chance-meeting/


* http://www.alamut.com/past/0005.html#21
* http://www.alamut.com/past/0005.html#21
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* http://www.flickr.com/photos/60005435%40N08/5482062697/in/photostream/ Elvis, 27 Feb 2011
* http://www.flickr.com/photos/60005435%40N08/5482062697/in/photostream/ Elvis, 27 Feb 2011
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Latest revision as of 01:18, 28 December 2021

Dooby Lane (aka Guru Road) was created by DeWayne "Dooby" Williams (b. 1918, d. 1995). (Note that the 1940 Census has him born in 1919)

Dooby Lane is located on the west side of Highway 34 about two miles from Gerlach. The road consists of a number of installations with words inscribed in stones by Dooby and others.

The proposed Gerlach Geothermal Development Project would be close to Dooby Lane.

Elvis with an antelope.

References

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