Dennis Cassinelli: The Eagle Valley Railway, Nevada’s first

Abraham Curry was the type of man who truly planned ahead. When he arrived in Western Utah Territory in 1858, he tried to purchase some property in Genoa. He soon found the price was much too high, so he resolved to build a town of his own elsewhere.
A short time later, together with F.M. Proctor, B.F. Green and L.J Musser, Curry purchased the Eagle Valley Ranch about 20 miles north. The three men might have been totally unaware that the property was destined to become the site of Nevada Territory’s Capitol within