News and Announcements
45th Annual Jim
Butler Days Celebration
"Darkest Skies, Brightest Stars"
May 18 - 25, 2015
<-- Schedule of events
ALWAYS LOST: A Meditation on War
Nationally Touring Arts & Humanities Exhibition
With its message of awareness and unity, this
poignant memorial brings home the costs of war and
honors those who gave their lives as well as those
who made it home.
Tonopah Convention Center
301 Brougher Avenue
Jim Butler Days Celebration
May 22-25 - 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 26 - June 12 - Monday-Friday 9a.m-5 p.m.
Click on the image at left to
download the flyer.
recreation page to view hours of
operation, and further details about the Tonopah
Memorial Swimming Pool.
(opening date is
tentative, depending on the weather)
Park Foundation Undertakes Major Head Frame
In operation from 1902 to 1948, the
Silver Top Head Frame is (pictured
left) maintained in a state
of arrested decay and features one of three
complete hoisting works on the park property.
The restored mine collar allowed visitors to
take a view down the lighted 1200 foot shaft.
The Silver Top’s failure of the front
foundation has caused the head frame to rotate
and the cage rails are broken.
trusses have pulled loose from the front head
frame legs. The front feet have dropped and are
pulling away from the rear feet...
more on the Tonopah Historic Mining
Parks fall newsletter "Tailings"
to learn more about
this vast restoration, and what you can do to