National Geographic : 1946 Jan
Nevada, Desert Treasure House ml mi atl Staff Photographer W. Robert Moore Automobile-embroidered Virginia Street Is the Chief Thoroughfare of Busy Reno In the foreground, cutting the city in two, flows the Truckee River. Upstreet, beyond banks and stores, is the arch bearing the big neon sign spelling Reno (Plate XVI). In blocks about it, large display signs point to Harold's, Nevada, and other gaming clubs. On the distant tree-covered slope stands the University of Nevada.