Central Nevada and Elko, GPS

Ames Camp

Roy Ames located some fluorspar claims in the hills above this little camp in 1941 but it doesn’t appear that he produced much if any fluorite. I suspect some of the buildings were already here by that time, but he probably improved them. Roy passed away in 1966 and is buried in Tonopah.

I was hoping that these cabins would be in better shape as the spot makes for a neat campsite, but they are in need of some serious repair.

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