St. Thomas day: The town Lake Mead drowned, then brought back from the dead

FEATURE — “In the 73 years of the town’s existence, it died twice.”  This is what Aaron McArthur, a history professor at Arkansas Tech University, wrote in his doctoral dissertation as a quick summary of the life of St. Thomas, Nevada. Most towns turned into the “ghost” variety via “natural selection” because the mining that […]

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