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October 17, 2012
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Motor car listed as historic landmark

One of Nevada's most significant historic treasures is now the nation's newest historic landmark with action today from the United States Department of the Interior. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar listed the McKeen Motor Car at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City as a National Historic Landmark.

"The McKeen Motor Car is a wonderful piece of history and Nevadans should be proud the car is now a National Historic Landmark," Gov. Brian Sandoval said. "As we begin to celebrate Nevada's 150th anniversary of statehood in 2014, this is yet another opportunity to attract tourists to our great …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 18, 2012 06:48PM Published Oct 17, 2012 04:33PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.