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Thunder Mountain Park

Imlay, Nevada
July 8, 2006

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This was a complete surprise, compelling enough to draw us off the road between Winnemucca and Reno. We had no idea what it was at the time, as there's no plaque or brochures. But subsequent research online explained that it's a piece of folk art, constructed out of found objects by Chief Rolling Thunder (nee Frank Van Zant) partly out of artistic ambitions, partly as a protest memorial for Indian massacres.