More History

About the Canal & Nevada History

If you are interested in learning more about the Newlands Project and its history, there is an excellent book entitled, "Turn This Water Into Gold the Story of the Newlands Project" written by John M. Townley, published by the Nevada Historical Society. The book is available for sale for $15 at the Truckee Carson Irrigation District Office. A video is also available for sale at the Churchill County Museum for $10. However, if you purchase both the book and video, the cost is $20, a savings of $5.

Nevada History on the Web

These links lead to various websites about Nevada's history. The content ranges from classroom material, to commercial inducement, to the work of amateur historians, to tourist information, to academic scholarship. Please note: the City of Fernley is not responsible for the accuracy or content of any of these sites.