Can you hear me now?

On this day 145 years ago, the very first telephone call was made. Alexander Graham Bell called his assistant, Thomas Watson on March 10th, 1876. The first words ever transmitted were “Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you.” Churchill County, of course, didn’t get the telephone for several more years. This switchboard was…

William A. Powell Oral History

Where to even start with William Powell? His father came to Nevada to play professional baseball, he ran the Sagebrush bar downtown, he was a firefighter and ambulance cheif, he was responsible for planting frogs and fish around Stillwater… the list goes on! Take a listen here.