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[[Image:USGS Historical Photographs - (surveying the) Desert Area near Jungo Nevada 1931.jpg|thumb|400px|right|(surveying the) Desert Area near Jungo Nevada 1931]]
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== Jungo ==
Jungo, located between [[Sulphur]] and Winnemucca, is the site of a former town.  Jungo started in 1910 as a station to the [[Railroad | Western Pacific Railroad]].  The post office opened on January 31, 1911 and closed on May 31, 1952. 
 
Jungo is near the Jumbo Mine, which was a gold mine and the topic of a few articles in 1936 from the New York Times.  Herbert Hoover visited the mine and pronounced that the mine was worth holding on to.  George Austin offered to pay for that advice and was told by Mr. Hoover "That kind of advice is free."
 
In 2012, [http://jungoland.com/ Recology] obtained a permit for a [http://ndep.nv.gov/bwm/jungo.htm dump near Jungo].  The permit was [http://www.sec.nv.gov/main/jungo_landfill.htm appealed in May, 2012] and Recology won the appeal.


* http://nvghosttowns.topcities.com/humboldt/humlst.htm Jungo came into being in 1910 as a station when the Western Pacific Railroad was completed. Became the major shipping point for a huge area. A substantial town developed but by the 1930s, its usefulness was gone and Jungo faded. Since the 1940s, only a handful of hearty souls have lived here. A large hotel from the early days still stands as do a number of other buildings.


== Jungo Flat ==
== Jungo Flat ==
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== References ==
== References ==
* [http://www.google.com/patents/US1185044 Patent #1184044, WHEEL RIM. APPLICATION,]", 1915, George B. Austin, Jungo.
* [http://www.google.com/patents/US1185044 Patent #1184044, WHEEL RIM. APPLICATION,]", 1915, George B. Austin, Jungo.


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* Dayton Lummis, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=qlfN9VntaBUC&lpg=PA74&ots=e99f_4ntFk&dq=jungo%20hotel&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q=jungo%20hotel&f=false Dust Devils,]" p. 72.  By 1963, Jungo was deserted, but the hotel had not yet burned.
* Dayton Lummis, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=qlfN9VntaBUC&lpg=PA74&ots=e99f_4ntFk&dq=jungo%20hotel&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q=jungo%20hotel&f=false Dust Devils,]" p. 72.  By 1963, Jungo was deserted, but the hotel had not yet burned.
* http://nvghosttowns.topcities.com/humboldt/humlst.htm Jungo came into being in 1910 as a station when the Western Pacific Railroad was completed. Became the major shipping point for a huge area. A substantial town developed but by the 1930s, its usefulness was gone and Jungo faded. Since the 1940s, only a handful of hearty souls have lived here. A large hotel from the early days still stands as do a number of other buildings. (Dead link, 2-Dec-2013)


* Helen S. Carlson, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=BixwbIM7ZvAC&lpg=PA147&ots=KPIu0jc_qe&dq=jungo%20nevada%20hoover&pg=PA147#v=onepage&q=jungo%20nevada%20hoover&f=false Nevada Place Names,]" p. 147.  The Jungo post office operated from January 31, 1911 until May 31, 1952.
* Helen S. Carlson, "[http://books.google.com/books?id=BixwbIM7ZvAC&lpg=PA147&ots=KPIu0jc_qe&dq=jungo%20nevada%20hoover&pg=PA147#v=onepage&q=jungo%20nevada%20hoover&f=false Nevada Place Names,]" p. 147.  The Jungo post office operated from January 31, 1911 until May 31, 1952.


== Geology References ==
== Geology References ==
* David L. Berger, "[http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-1688.1992.tb03195.x Ground-Water Recharge Through Active Sand Dunes in Northwestern Nevada]," JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Volume 28, Issue 5, pages  
* David L. Berger, "[http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1752-1688.1992.tb03195.x Ground-Water Recharge Through Active Sand Dunes in Northwestern Nevada]," JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Volume 28, Issue 5, pages 959–965, October 1992.


* David L. Berger, "[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wri954119 Ground-water conditions and effects of mine dewatering in Desert Valley, Humboldt and Pershing Counties, northwestern Nevada, 1962-91]," USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report: 95-4119, 1994.
* David L. Berger, "[http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wri954119 Ground-water conditions and effects of mine dewatering in Desert Valley, Humboldt and Pershing Counties, northwestern Nevada, 1962-91]," USGS Water-Resources Investigations Report: 95-4119, 1994.
959–965, October 1992.


* Thomas J. Lopes, "[http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1009/ Hydrologic Evaluation of the Jungo Area, Southern Desert Valley, Nevada]," USGS Open-File Report 2010-1009, 2010.
* Thomas J. Lopes, "[http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1009/ Hydrologic Evaluation of the Jungo Area, Southern Desert Valley, Nevada]," USGS Open-File Report 2010-1009, 2010.

Revision as of 16:11, 2 December 2013

(surveying the) Desert Area near Jungo Nevada 1931

Jungo, located between Sulphur and Winnemucca, is the site of a former town. Jungo started in 1910 as a station to the Western Pacific Railroad. The post office opened on January 31, 1911 and closed on May 31, 1952.

Jungo is near the Jumbo Mine, which was a gold mine and the topic of a few articles in 1936 from the New York Times. Herbert Hoover visited the mine and pronounced that the mine was worth holding on to. George Austin offered to pay for that advice and was told by Mr. Hoover "That kind of advice is free."

In 2012, Recology obtained a permit for a dump near Jungo. The permit was appealed in May, 2012 and Recology won the appeal.


Jungo Flat

File:Jungo Hotel 1936.jpg
Jungo Hotel 1936

Jungo Hotel

Jungo Road

Jungo Road is the road from Winnemucca to Gerlach, also known as "High Road", and as Nevada Road #2048 (?)

References

  • Dayton Lummis, "Dust Devils," p. 72. By 1963, Jungo was deserted, but the hotel had not yet burned.
  • http://nvghosttowns.topcities.com/humboldt/humlst.htm Jungo came into being in 1910 as a station when the Western Pacific Railroad was completed. Became the major shipping point for a huge area. A substantial town developed but by the 1930s, its usefulness was gone and Jungo faded. Since the 1940s, only a handful of hearty souls have lived here. A large hotel from the early days still stands as do a number of other buildings. (Dead link, 2-Dec-2013)
  • Helen S. Carlson, "Nevada Place Names," p. 147. The Jungo post office operated from January 31, 1911 until May 31, 1952.

Geology References