In January 1936, Nevada Highways and Parks – known today as Nevada Magazine – was introduced by the state highway department. The Silver State was hardly the tourist magnet is it now. Legalized gambling in Nevada was five years old, the population of Las Vegas was less than 8,000, and Hoover Dam was less than a year old. State highway publicist and Nevada Highways and Parks editor Fred Greulich wrote a majority of the articles and collected photos that promoted Nevada’s open roads – albeit in black and white. Always an information source for Nevada residents and tourists, what started as a digest-sized bulletin has grown into a colorful magazine. Continue reading about the magazine’s more than 80-year history.
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