Crew Member and self proclaimed gypsy, Candy Rosenberg takes us on a journey to a wonderful place of the past – Goldfield, Nevada. Places that preserve the past, inspire the future and for those of us in love with all that is vintage, a little rusted or timeless, Candy brings us a little bit of all of it and she warns us that there are a lot of photos 🙂
On our way to Las Vegas, Nevada, to check a Santana concert off my bucket list, we traveled through a “dont blink or you will miss it” little town with so much character that I nearly got in an accident slamming on the brakes to stop. When we came around the first bend, we saw this sign…Nevada’s Meanest Bartender. How can you not stop?
What follows is quite a journey through this little town with fun photos and stories of what we got to experience as we passed through. It was like driving back in time in the old west. Back in a day where life was harder, but much simpler. If only there was time travel, this girl would be the first in line!
This photo of the front of the Saloon doesn’t look real. It was closed, so we had to stop and experience the inside on our way back. Lets just say the sign was correct, but it was all in fun! Across the street from the Saloon was a large piece of land with trains, old cars, old houses and many antique items just sitting out on the land. It was amazing, spent over an hour going through all the incredible antiques just sitting in the fields.
I did not want to leave, I took a lot of photos that I wanted to send to the American Pickers guys on television, this is a gold mine!
We headed back towards town and came across this high school that is being remodeled. I am in love with old architecture and anytime you see the hard work of saving it, it brings tears to my eyes. This small community is pooling their funds together to help save this building.
As we were driving through town you could not possibly keep going without pulling over to see this up close and personal. It would take you months to see everything that is all over these vehicles. It is visually amazing and the items that are attached to it are crazy fun and cool. Be prepared to feast your eyes on some serious ART!
As we continued down the street we came across a few more old town findings…
These beauties were sitting in the parking lot behind the firehouse. I wanted so badly to pack them up on a trailer and take them home. They were absolutely amazing and from New York. Subway entrances.
On our way out of town a little Five and Dime store. Til we meet again Goldfield, Nevada…it was a delight and pleasure to visit.
Happy Trails, Candy Rosenberg – From the Adventures of A Vintage Girl
So if you are ever in the area or if you are looking for a place to take your gypsy self, this amazing little place might need to go on the bucket list.