“Add another building to the National Register of Historic Places in the town of Pioche.

“The National Park Service announced new listings last Friday, including the Ely Fire Station and the Pioche Fire House, adding to the more than 300 historic sites in Nevada.

“Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Henry Brean noted that the two firehouses were built in the late 1920s. He wrote, ‘The Ely City Hall and Fire Station, about 240 miles north of Las Vegas, has housed city government offices for almost 90 years and served as headquarters for Ely’s fire department from 1929 to 1999. The Pioche Fire House, 175 miles northeast of Las Vegas, housed that community’s fire department from 1928 until 1954, when a larger, more modern station replaced it.'” [Read More]