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== Resources ==
== Resources ==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flanigan,_Nevada Wikipedia]
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flanigan,_Nevada Wikipedia]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:840501 Flanigan GNIS]
* [https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/gaz-domestic/public/summary/840501 Flanigan GNIS]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:864747 Flanigan Post Office (historical) GNIS]
* [https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/gaz-domestic/public/summary/864747 Flanigan Post Office (historical) GNIS]
** History: "Post Office Feb 1914-Mar 1961"
** History: "Post Office Feb 1914-Mar 1961"
** Citation: "Gamett, James, and Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Post Offices. Las Vegas: Nevada Publications, 1983, 176 pp. Discusses historical background of Nevada post offices. p64"
** Citation: "Gamett, James, and Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Post Offices. Las Vegas: Nevada Publications, 1983, 176 pp. Discusses historical background of Nevada post offices. p64"

Latest revision as of 20:34, 28 December 2021

A railroad siding west of Sand Pass, Patrick I. Flannigan.

Flannigan (b. 1860, d. 1920), came to Nevada in 1877 and started raising sheep. In 1886, he squatted on land at Truckee Meadows. Eventually, he owned the Smoke Creek Ranch, the Big Canyon Ranch[1] and many other ranches in northern Washoe County. He also owned property in California at the Madelaine Plains. He became interested in politics and turned over the day to day operation of his businesses to others. In 1916, heavy losses forced him to sell. At the time of the sale, he had 30,000 sheep, 10,000 cattle and over 1,000 horses.[2]

WPRR 1910 Timetable showing Flanigan

References

  1. Kay Mergen, "Reno Follows Strange Case of Kidnapped Carriage Step," August 13, 1954, Reno Evening Gazette, p. 6.
  2. Clel Georgetta, "Sheep In Nevada," in the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, Summer, 1965 and in "Nevada, The Silver State," vol. 1, p. 29, Western States Historical Publishers, 1970.

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