Review – Washoe County

Flanigan, 1984
Flanigan Real Estate Promotion sign, 1984

One of the side effects of a new railroad was real estate promotion and/or speculation some might say. When the Fernley & Lassen Railroad was being constructed during 1912-13, it witnessed some new towns along its railroad line in the Honey Lake Valley–Stacy, Litchfield and Leavitt.  Of course, exisiting railroad communities such as Flanigan, Amedee and Wendel benefitted from the new railroad. In 1913, a town to be named Review  was proposed along the Fernley & Lassen Railroad between Flanigan and Stacy, but it was never developed.


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