Building Black Rock City 1999

Armed with a digital camera, surveying equipment, tons of food, several computers, lots of clean socks, boxes of tools, sleeping bags, toilet paper, hats, gloves, sun glasses, chapstick, two-way radios, several pairs of boots, a case of congnac, a case of Tequila, a case of tequila mixer and a truckload of beer the Department of Public Works established camp at the 80-acres outside of Gerlach, Nevada.

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Their mission was to build a city before August 30th. For those of you who have only a little idea of the scope and scale of this, see the progress as the DPW builds Black Rock City from the lake-bed up.