The side of the Territorial Enterprise. This is where Samuel Clements started his writing career and first used the pen mane Mark Twain.
In case you didn't believe me.
About the museum.
The desk and chair he used.
Probably should of had a smaller picture for his desk.
This is the basement museum of the Territorial Enterprise. Most of the equipment was here during Mark Twain's time.
The main press.
The cases that held the type which was selected by the person composing the page. All original.
And another one.
Notice the shaft across the ceiling, belts were attached to the various wheels to power the presses.
Not sure why this was here, it really didn't fit.
This was the first switchboard installed in Nevada.
The printing was all done in the basement. The upper floors housed the editorial staff and the business office. The basement was a real step back in time.
I have decide that my departure date will be next Monday as I start heading for the Grand Canyon. I have a couple of stops to make on the way to ensure that I continue to enjoy the good life.