Saturday, April 16, 2016

Great Band with Great Free Concerts--#Spandex Nation in Downtown Las Vegas.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

"Foggy Day"--Mills Park-Carson City, Nevada.(c) 2016

This is a photo of a foggy winter day in Mills Park in Carson City, Nevada--In the 1960's,Mills Park also had a Par 3 Golf Course--today the
park is home to several soccer fields, the Marv Teixeira Events Pavilion, and a skateboard facility. #RandomNevada Photo

Friday, December 11, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

From Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address--In 1864

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Huntington Beach Rest Stop....2015...

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Solar Power Plant--Near Primm, Nevada...

Here's a view of the huge Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System power plant near Primm, Nevada...Primm is about 50 miles from Las
as Vegas, at the California Nevada state line...

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Snack Bar Panorama at Los Alamitos Racetrack-

This is a panorama view of the old school snack bar at Los Alamitos Racetrack in Cypress, Calif
ornia, USA....

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Spandex Nation--Las Vegas Rockers who Cover It Well!

This photograph was taken at a concert by the great hard rockers Spandex Nation in Las Vegas, Nevada..Their website is  
Spandex Nation is also on facebook...

Monday, June 22, 2015

Banner Honoring Jockey Victor Espinoza for Winning the Triple Crown

June 2015: Outside the jockey's room at #SantaAnita Racetrack (Built in 1934) is a banner honoring the great jockey Victor Espinoza, who won the Triple Crown of horse racing with 3 great winning rides aboard American Pharoah...In 2015, American Pharoah won The Kentucky Derby, The Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes, and in all three races A.P. was ridden by Mr. Espinoza.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Mono Lake, California, In Monochrome.

Mono Lake, Calif--

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Redlands Library-Redlands,Calif. Classic Spanish style...

The Redlands Library in Redlands, California has classic Spanish architecture...A beautiful building from 1933, in wonderful condition...

Friday, June 05, 2015

Las Vegas Street Scene--Fremont Street-Las Vegas, Nevada--May 2015

Street scene of a open air shop along Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada...

Friday, May 22, 2015

Sunset in Baker, California....

90 miles west from Las Vegas, Nevada is the tiny burg of Baker, California..Some days the warmest place in the country, Baker is located near the Shoshone exit to Death Valley..Shoshone is a place where the infamous murderer Charlie Manson used to hand out with his "Family"...Pictured is the Baker Cafe called the
Mad Greek,,,

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Friday, May 08, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Serious About Avocados? Don't talk about Hass..

The Tiny Tasteless Rock Hard Hass Avocado is found everywhere-but it's there in the market only because they have a very thick skin and ship well.,Picture here is the gorgeous Pinkerton Avocado that  is sometimes 4 times as large as a Hass avocado and is the real deal...#GoGetEm Pinkerton!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Sycamore Canyon Park-Diamond Bar, California

* Please Click on the park photo for a larger view....                    This beautiful and large tree covered (pet friendly)
park is in Diamond Bar, California. Here is a panorama photograph of a section of the park on a late afternoon...There is even a babbling brook running through this beautiful place...(c) RandomNevada.BlogSpot.Com

Thursday, April 16, 2015


Doesn't seem that Long Ago, but Reno sometimes got/still gets pretty nice snowstorms..They melt a bit, then refreeze over night...Here is a look at a Reno, Nevada "Moonscape"...This photo is looking south from the Desert Research Institute in Reno,...Nevada. Hwy 395 is to the right....This photo was taken from the Elizabeth
Stout Conference Center at www, The photo date was February 2005. DRI is located just east of Highway 395 and south of Parr Blvd.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Mid Summer 2008-Carson City, Nevada

This photographic view was in the summer..This photo was taken after a decent winter and spring of moisture rain and snow,in 2009, in the morning. This View is from Roop Street towards the Senator Richard Bryan State of Nevada
Building. Carson Street is in the distance, as is the Carson Station Hotel, which is the green roofed building in the center.. (c) RandomNevada.Blogspot.Com

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Peavine Mountain North of Reno, Nevada, USA

This is a photograph of Peavine Mountain, North of Reno, Nevada  after a spring snow storm in a normal snowfall year...

Monday, April 06, 2015

Fallen Heroes War Memorial at El Dorado High School-Placentia, California, USA

This Fallen Heroes Memorial at El Dorado High School was built as a

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Pinkerton Avocado-2015...

The Pinkerton Avocado...Far larger than the quite tiny but easier to ship
Hass Avocado that we seem to be stuck with everywhere, the Pinkerton Avocado  is a large pear shaped avocado that can weigh up to 18 ounces...

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Famed Lake Del Taco in Carson City, Nevada, USA

This is the famed Lake Del Taco in Carson City, Nevada, on College Parkway, near Retail Drive... Not a April's Fool gag, this wonderful spring fed lake does better in non drought years... like a few years ago...(c)

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

"What Kind of Writing Pays the Best?" asked Harry Zimm...

“I once asked this literary agent what kind of writing paid the best. 
         He said ‘Ransom notes.’” –

Film Director Harry Zimm (Gene Hackman) to Ernest "Chili" 

  Palmer (John Travolta) in
‘Get Shorty’ 1995 (MGM Photo)

Friday, March 20, 2015

Carson City Cahal in Sacramento...

Ran into a dear friend, none other than
Cahal Doherty in Sacramento, California...

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Fantastic Nevada Sky-Photo By Trevor Wilkie

Trevor Wilkie shot this photo a few year ago on a journey to Las Vegas,Nevada from Carson City, Nevada in his co pilot's seat...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Quiet and Peaceful: 6 Minutes of Lower Twin Creek pouring into the lake water at Lower Twin Lake, this is just west of Bridgeport, California,.. (c)

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Newport Bay Pelican-Newport Beach, California, USA

This beautiful Brown Pelican watches a fisherman while a photographer tries to get a good close up.
.March 6, 2015... (c)

Monday, March 02, 2015

Lower Twin Lake at Twin Lakes.California, near Bridgeport, California, USA.

Lower Twin Lake, near Bridgeport, California, USA.

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Grand Canal-Newport Beach, California

This is a wide angle panorama view of The Grand Canal-on Balboa Island-
Newport Beach, California. 2/19/2015.(c)

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The Rooftop Pool:At Binion's Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Here's a sunset view next to the fabulous unique rooftop pool at Binion's Horseshoe Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas, USA. (c)

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Unfortunately, Binion's Hotel is closed now-Their old school casino is still open...
The hotel was a great downtown place-and hopefully it reopens someday...

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The 2007 DRI Golf tournament: Former Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons and current US congressman and former Nevada state Senator Mark Amodei .....     (caption continued below)

have some fun during the 2007 DRI Summer Golf Tournament. Governor Gibbons is showing off his Diet Pepsi, and told the photographer, "See, we are not drinking a beer !", and then he and Mr. Amodei laughed loudly...A good memory from nearly 8 years ago...In the lower photo,Governor Gibbons had some fun goofing with his warm up swing  while getting ready to tee off...The 2007 DRI Golf tournament was held at Red Hawk Golf Course in Sparks,  All photos copyrighted by

Monday, December 29, 2014

Bell Street Snow Storm-Reno, Nevada, USA

Here's a photo of Bell Street in Reno, Nevada, just after a snow storm a few years ago...This is the type of snow storm Reno needs many of to help the area overcome a drought over the past few years..This neighborhood in Reno is known as the "Old Italian"  part of town...Interestingly this house was built by a man named Otto Schultz, and  is located about a mile from the University of Nevada campus...

Saturday, December 27, 2014

The 1976 Set of the Epic Western "The Shootist"- In Carson City, Nevada - 1976

 Here are four of the better on set photographs from the famed John Wayne Western movie, "The Shootist"

Many "Shootist" set photographic  prints certainly
now appear online a bit washed out, but these 4 have better quality... Hopefully the film negatives are better preserved...
These photos are courtesy of SAG and Mr. Ron Howard. 
"The Shootist" was John Wayne's final movie, and it was lensed mostly in Visit Carson City , in Random Nevada . "The Shootist" starred Ron Howard, Lauren Bacall, Scatman Crothers, Harry Morgan, James Stewart, Richard Boone, John Carradine, Sheree North, and Hugh O'Brian...
The home where Wayne's lead character "JB Books" roomed is located at Mountain and Spear Streets in Carson City...One unique photo is Ron Howard on the movie set in Carson City with a fan in 1976...Mr. Howard and his pal are next to the south veranda of the "lead" set house on Mountain Street....

Friday, December 26, 2014

Colin Kaepernick: Still a NFL Star in Reno , Nevada, USA

This is a cool street light banner featuring the University of Nevada and San Francisco 49er's NFL Star quarterbackColin Kaepernick, outside of the El Dorado Hotel Casino in Reno, Nevada, USA. Mr. Kaepernick attended and graduated from the University of Nevada, and the Nevada campus is about one mile from this Virginia Street hotel location in Downtown Reno, Nevada.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

360' Panorama of Governor's Mansion-Carson City,Nevada

Here is a link to a 360' panorama view of the Governor's Mansion...The Governor of Nevada lives in this mansion while serving in Carson City, Nevada, USA. The Nevada mansion is the large home with the United States flag flying in front...
The photo link:

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lompa Ranch Windmill-Carson City, Nevada, USA -by Bob at RandomNevada

This is a wintertime photograph of the windmill at the Lompa Ranch in Carson City in early 2014. The Lompa Ranch is a large ranch  in the east side of a now more urbanized Carson City. Carson City was once the smallest state capital in the United States , but it's population is now at about 60,00 residents. This High Sierra area has moderate temperatures most of the year. The State Capitol Building on Carson Street is located about 1.2 miles west of this location at about 1755 East Fifth Street. (c)

Here's a link to a remarkable 10/2012 view of the photography area on Google Street View. 
Google sent a Street View Vehicle through the Carson City area again in October 2012.,+Carson+City,+NV+89701/@39.1612759,-119.7442456,3a,52.5y,244.06h,97.37t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sAJfC92HElJQC8rWapJ-CnQ!2e0!4m2!3m1!1s0x8099a07d8a607fb3:0x70e5a3da2789fef6!6m1!1e1

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Panorama View of the Middle Hot Springs at Travertine, California. The Travertine Hot Springs are located near Bridgeport, California. The Hot Springs are about 3 miles east of famed Highway 395. In this photo. our photography client Jeannie Handy of Carson City, Nevada, is relaxing in the warm hot springs, which are comfortable year round...Jeannie wanted different panorama outdoor portraits, showing not just her, but the Sierra Nevada scenery that she loves. We got a variety of unique photos of Jeannie and the High Sierra at Travertine, Bridgeport Calif., and at Twin Lakes, Calif. 
Photos by Bob Custer Wilkie at
Please click on this photo for a larger view. All photographs (c) 2014 by

Monday, December 08, 2014

Billy Don Riding in A Fogbank...

This is a photo of Outrider Billy Don Wainscott riding in a fogbank at Cal Expo Racetrack, in Sacramento, California..Billy Don's job is vitally important to keeping both harness drivers and horses safe at the racetrack...(c)

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Panorama of the Carson River in Carson City, Nevada...

Panorama of the Carson River by This photograph was taken from the old Empire Cemetery,on the east side of Carson City, Nevada...Lots of subtle colors in this photograph..

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Pumpkins Due West

As a fall storm approaches Carson City, Nevada, brave pumpkins placed on fence posts by ranch hands face the coming 

frigid onslaught of wind, rain, and snow...(C) by Bob Custer at