The Overland Limited at Reno in 1913
Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Sutter's Fort was founded in 1840 by John Augustus Sutter during the period of Mexican California.
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
Sacramento in 1849, when the city was an economic center of the California Gold Rush
The flag that was used by Reno from 1959 up to the flag change on April 25, 2018
Nevada territory in 1861
Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River
Reno Nevada and the Truckee Meadows south west of the Reno Tahoe International Airport has a large herd of mustang horses. These horses nurse and range around the runoff of Steamboat Creek. The mustang is a notable iconic image of the Nevada range land, which includes Reno.
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
The Elks Tower was built in 1926 in an Italianate style.
Dog Valley, west of Reno, an area of active faulting
A valley near Pyramid Lake
The 1975 assassination attempt of President Gerald Ford in Capitol Park
Sunset in Reno
Topographic map of Nevada
Aerial view of Central Sacramento and the Sacramento River
Map of racial distribution in Reno, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
Satellite photo of Sacramento
Downtown Reno, including the city's famous arch over Virginia Street
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Downtown Sacramento is the home of numerous corporations and organizations.
Silver Legacy Hotel with Downtown Reno in the background
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
Old Sacramento is a popular nighttime destination for fine dining.
A panorama of downtown Reno in 2012
Carson City Mint in Carson City. Carson City is an independent city and the capital of Nevada.
The American River is popular for kayaking and recreational boating.
Night arrival of medical transport helicopter at Renown Regional Medical Center
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Calico basin
A farmer's market at Chavez Park
Exterior of Nevada Museum of Art
Great Basin National Park
Map of racial distribution in Sacramento, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or other (yellow)
Reno Events Center
The quartzite of Doso Doyabi in Great Basin National Park
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Reno Whitewater Festival at the whitewater park in Reno
Valley of Fire State Park
U.S. Bank Tower is the second-tallest building in Sacramento.
Virginia Lake is a popular place for people to walk their dog in Reno.
Mount Charleston
The Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
River rafting on the 4th of July, 2018 on the Truckee River
Population density map of Nevada
The Sacramento Convention Center Complex hosts the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.
T6s line up for the 2014 Reno Air Races
The Winnemucca Sand Dunes, north of Winnemucca
The Spanish Colonial Revival style Ramona Building, built in 1930.
An older picture showing part of the University of Nevada, Reno campus in the foreground
Downtown Reno
The Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the Western United States and has one of the premier public art collections in the country.
Reno skyline in June 2006
East Las Vegas suburbs
The Wells Fargo Pavilion hosts the California Musical Theatre and the Sacramento Theatre Company.
I-80 in Downtown Reno
Nevada quarter
The Sacramento Theatre Company is Sacramento's oldest theatre troupe.
Reno skyline in September 2014
MGM Grand, with sign promoting it as The City of Entertainment
Old Sacramento is a National Historic Landmark District.
Lake Tahoe on the Nevada–California border
Historic Sacramento Chinatown Paifang
Goldstrike (Post-Betze) Mine in the Carlin Trend, the largest Carlin-type deposit in the world, containing more than 35000000 ozt gold
The Golden 1 Center is home of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Cattle near the Bruneau River in Elko County
The Capitol Mall is a major monumental parkway leading from Tower Bridge to the California Capitol.
Ranching in Washoe County
The California State Fair is held at the California Exposition.
State route shield
The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California.
U.S. Route50, also known as "The Loneliest Road in America"
Sacramento City Hall holds the mayor of Sacramento and Sacramento City Council.
The Nevada State Legislative Building in Carson City
Sacramento State University is one of the best-ranked universities on the West Coast.
The courthouse of the Supreme Court of Nevada
The McGeorge School of Law of the University of the Pacific is a law school in the Oak Park neighborhood.
A map that details the federal land in southern Nevada, showing Nellis Air Force Base Complex and Nevada Test Site
The historic C.K. McClatchy High School
Party registration by county (February 2021):
Renaissance Tower is Sacramento's fifth-tallest building.
Sacramento is one of the three homes of the Supreme Court of California.
The historic Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento
Amtrak's Sacramento Valley Rail Station is a gateway to the Sacramento Valley.
Sacramento International Airport is a regional hub.
The Sacramento RT Light Rail on K Street

Reno is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, along the Nevada-California border, about 22 mi from Lake Tahoe, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World".

- Reno, Nevada

By January 1863, the Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) had begun laying tracks east from Sacramento, California, eventually connecting with the Union Pacific Railroad at Promontory, Utah, to form the First Transcontinental Railroad.

- Reno, Nevada

Its county seat is Reno.

- Nevada

Amtrak Thruway Motorcoaches provide connecting service from Las Vegas to trains at Needles, California, Los Angeles, and Bakersfield, California; and from Stateline, Nevada, to Sacramento, California.

- Nevada

Interstate 80 (I-80) is the major east–west route, connecting Sacramento with San Francisco in the west, and Reno in the east.

- Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the northern terminus of the Amtrak California San Joaquins route which provide direct multiple-frequency passenger rail service to California's Central Valley as far as Bakersfield; Thruway Motorcoach connections are available from the trains at Bakersfield to Southern California and Southern Nevada.

- Sacramento, California

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The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore

Lake Tahoe

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Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore
North Lake Tahoe aerial photo
Lake Tahoe, view of California shore from Nevada side
Sunrise over lake Tahoe
Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe in background from Angora Ridge Rd. to the Angora Lakes Resort
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) jumping a beaver dam
Damaged beaver dam on Blackwood Creek. Beaver dams are easily crossed by trout and their ponds may serve as critical breaks for wildfires.
An 1860s map of "Lake Bigler" during the name controversy
The only outlet of Lake Tahoe and the headwaters of the Truckee River at Lake Tahoe Dam
An example of road runoff with fine sediment at El Dorado Beach. However, this storm drain was removed during construction. The new beach now called Lakeview Commons opened in mid-2012.
Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
Secret Beach on Lake Tahoe's Nevada side
A view from the east shore of Lake Tahoe
Ski slopes overlooking Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Gondola Ride
A sailboat on Lake Tahoe
Motorcycle by Lake Tahoe
View from the Tahoe Rim Trail
Casinos in Stateline, Nevada
Cave Rock Tunnel on US 50
U.S. Route 50 in South Lake Tahoe

Lying at 6225 ft, it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City.

During ski season, thousands of people from all over Nevada and California, including Reno, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento, flock to the slopes for downhill skiing.

Kearsarge Lakes Basin is named after the USS Kearsarge

Sierra Nevada

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Mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.

Mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.

Kearsarge Lakes Basin is named after the USS Kearsarge
The Sierra hosts many waterways, such as the Tuolumne River.
Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the range and the contiguous United States
Mount Tallac above Lake Tahoe
View of Sequoia National Park from Moro Rock
Sevehah Cliff, near Convict Lake, shows severely deformed Devonian rock
Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park was carved by glaciers
Red Slate Mountain (elevation 13156 ft) is still covered with snow in June.
Tuolumne Meadows is an example of a subalpine meadow in the Sierra.
John Frémont was an early American explorer of the Sierra
Map of gold fields in the Sierra
The exploration team for the California Geological Survey, 1864
The General Sherman Tree, a giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park, is the world's largest tree by volume.

The vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Nevada.

Because of the large number of airplanes that have crashed in the Sierra Nevada, primarily due to the complex weather and atmospheric conditions such as downdrafts and microbursts caused by geography there, a portion of the area, a triangle whose vertices are Reno, Nevada; Fresno, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada, has been dubbed the "Nevada Triangle", in reference to the Bermuda Triangle.

On January 24, 1848, James W. Marshall, a foreman working for Sacramento pioneer John Sutter, found shiny metal in the tailrace of a lumber mill Marshall was building for Sutter on the American River.

Carson City, Nevada

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Abraham Curry
Illustration of Carson City in 1877
Secret Harbor Beach, Lake Tahoe
Looking south on US 395, just south of US 50 in Douglas County near Carson City
<center>Historic St Charles Hotel in Carson City</center>
<center>Former Carson City Post Office</center>
<center>The Governor's Mansion in Carson City</center>
Paul Laxalt State Building – formerly the U.S. Court House & Post Office, now home to the Nevada Commission on Tourism

Carson City is an independent city and the capital of the U.S. state of Nevada.

The majority of the city's population lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 mi south of Reno.

Greyhound Lines stopped their bus services to the town in 2006 and Amtrak discontinued their connecting thruway bus to Sacramento, California in 2008.

The California Zephyr rounds a curve along the Colorado River near McCoy, Colorado

California Zephyr

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The California Zephyr rounds a curve along the Colorado River near McCoy, Colorado
The California Zephyr in 1970
An EMD FP7 and two EMD SDP40Fs pull the eastbound San Francisco Zephyr through the Yuba Gap in 1975.
Amtrak California Zephyr (interactive map)
Westbound Zephyr stopped in Glenwood Springs, Colorado
The westbound California Zephyr at Colfax

The California Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area (at Emeryville), via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno.

Nevada: Elko, Winnemucca, Reno

California: Truckee, Colfax, Roseville, Sacramento, Davis, Martinez, Richmond, Emeryville