Hawthorne NV has been a huge "Ammo DumP" since before Korean War. Even from Hwy 95, one drives for miles and miles throuh little mini-bunkers as far
as the eye can see. Oddly enough, just the otherday I saw the longesttain I have ever seen on a barely used RR track, and every single car was marked
"US GOVT, Explosive, or US Army". We lost count after something absurd like 161 cars. Armed guards all over that train, too.
Also in Hawthorne is a Naval Underwater Warfare something or a nother, and word is that "they" test unmaned underwater vehicles and self-guiding
underwater robots in Walker Lake. They test there because theydon't want to lose the robots in the oceans (think V-GER in aquatic form). Several avi
fisherman pals quit going to Walker Lake after a "..large object, about twice as round as an oil barrel (55 Gal drum)" bumped their boat, surfaced,
and then took a picture or video of them thru a clear dome on top of said object. Some of the old Indians (my clients) say there are huge caverns
under and around Walker Lake.
So, don't forget t include " Underwater Facilities. Much harder to observe but definitely feasible
Virginia City, NV, America's Largest Historical district and home of the Comstock Lode-86 Billion $$$ Gold-and Silver Vein found in 1862-64 9that
which popped up the Union Army to buy French Guns, steel, and supplies in the Stalemate Summer of the Civil War, thus enabling the final kickin of the
Anwy, Virginia Ciy, to this day, has over 750 miles of mines, tunnels, and shafts underneath the quaint little Western Tourist trap, and the most
fmous Tunnel in the West, the massive Sutro Tunnel which runs clean through
Mt. Davidson for like 16 or 18 miles. Sutro Tunnel, once open to the public, has been closed the past few years, and word is that late night convoys
of unmarked Hummers and Trucks run in and out on a regular basis.
I lived in Virginia City for about five years up until a few years ago, and I always noticed a verrrrry subtle Air Fore presence, the occasional
convoy and always, an interference on AM, but a regularly timed " Roster Wave" sort of buzzzz buzzzz every four minutes or so. Some fellow ham
radio operators have also complained that a regular repitition across All Bands and Freq. interrupts them particularly at night.
Lastly, and ths is a new one, I'm personally convinced that there is a new Area 51 somewhere in Washoe Valle. After the usual Reno commercial flights
and approaches are all done by, say, midnight, a whole nother kind of low fast, silent breed of aircraft, on different approach than the commercial
guys, can be seen right on the ridges. Small planes? with four "cross shaped" lights, in and out of Mt. Davidson all night for several nights in a
row , than not at all for a while.
So,um, keep looking down, folks