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The Genesis of Reno: The History of the
Riverside Hotel and the Virginia Street Bridge


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1. The Genesis.
Chapter 2. The Birth of the “Biggest Little City.”
Chapter 3. The Wooden Bridge Goes Public.
Chapter 4. Bridging Two Centuries.
Chapter 5. Betwixt Heaven and the Hot Place.
Chapter 6. A Modern Caravansary.
Chapter 7. The Delmonico of Reno.
Chapter 8. Death and Rebirth.
Chapter 9. The Great Depression.
Chapter 10. Top Hats and 10-Gallon Sombreros.
Chapter 11. It Was the Best of Times: The 1950s.
Chapter 12. It Was the Worst of Times: The 1960s.
Chapter 13. The White Knight.
Chapter 14. A Decade of Reckoning.
Chapter 15. Resurrection.
Chapter 16. One of the Worst Bridges in the Country.
Chapter 17. “Let’s Get This Bridge Built.”
Bibliography
Index