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What Happened to all the Old Buildings? Part 3 Lecture Description: Back by popular demand.This exciting lecture will give you a presentation of photos of the buildings and structures that were here on the Comstock from the 1860’s up to the 1950's but gone now. Stories about them and what is in its place today. In it’s glory days the Comstock was a stunning city of mansions, stores, saloons, mills and mines. A presentation of photos will be presented – many…Find out more »
"Calamity Jane", Kim Harris Lecture Description: Kim Copel-Harris provides another stunning Chautauqua for your pleasure as Calamity Jane. Perhaps no woman embodies the spirit of the Western expansion more than Martha Canary better known as “Calamity Jane”. She challenged society’s standards of behavior for women, and at the same time was admired for her generosity, honesty and lack of pretentiousness. Calamity Jane could drive a team of mules as well as any man. Her bullwhacking skills were invaluable to…Find out more »
“Jim’s Hollywood Movies and Trains”, Jim Clark Lecture Description: He’s back with more movies and insights. Jim Clark is a veteran of over 250 major movies over the many decades. As an engineer, train coordinator and actor, he's been killed in movies more times than he can count. Jim will give another lecture of trains in the movies that he’s worked on. He'll explain the technical aspects and the challenges of working with Hollywood studios. His association with some…Find out more »
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