Ruby Mountains in Summer, Nevada

This image shows a long curving road in the foreground which leads into the Ruby Mountains in the background.

Photo by Gordon Campbell

The description states:

HIGHWAY THROUGH NEVADA

“THE SCENIC WEST”

The broad, smooth surfaces, gentle grades and scenic desert vistas make Nevada’s Highways some of themes popular thoroughfares in the West.

–These mountains are located in Elko County, Nevada, which is in the northeastern quadrant of the state. This road has been supplanted by¬†Interstate 80 along its entire length through Nevada.

This picture likely dates from the 1950s.

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