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Austin, Nevada
When I was young and my family took a road trip out west, we drove part of the Loneliest Road, and passed through Austin, Nevada. I remember at the time, just before we arrived, my father told me what to expect. He said Austin was as close as a town could get to being a ghost town, and still be alive. That was some time in the mid 1980’s, and now, in 2009, as I dropped down the hillside from Austin Summit (elevation 7,484 feet), I wondered what I would find. Could Austin have changed much in 20 years? Austin …