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Home > Nevada > Reno > Peter Dalton Ranch, Dalton House, 9005 South Virginia Street, Reno, Washoe County, NV



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B&W Photos
View Of Dalton House Facing Southwest.
HB856894
View Of Dalton House Facing Southwest.
View Of Dalton House Facing West.
HB856895
View Of Dalton House Facing West.
View Of Dalton House Facing Southeast.
HB856896
View Of Dalton House Facing Southeast.
View Of Dalton House Front Porch And Door Detail.
HB856897
View Of Dalton House Front Porch And Door Detail.
Interior View Of Dalton House Front Room And Staircase.
HB856898
Interior View Of Dalton House Front Room And Staircase.
Interior View Of Dalton House Front Door, Living Room And Staircase.
HB856899
Interior View Of Dalton House Front Door, Living Room And Staircase.
Interior View Of Staircase.
HB856900
Interior View Of Staircase.
Interior View Of Dalton House Kitchen.
HB856901
Interior View Of Dalton House Kitchen.
Interior View Of Kitchen Facing West.
HB856902
Interior View Of Kitchen Facing West.
Interior View Of Dalton House Shed Roof Addition.
HB856903
Interior View Of Dalton House Shed Roof Addition.


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
9005 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NV-22-A
Building/structure dates: 1893 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1925 subsequent work
Significance: The Dalton-Ferretto Ranch is eligible to the National Register as a district; the four major buildings and the ten outbuildings located on approximately six acres with fencing, an orchard, and other landscape features form an intact late nineteenth century and early twentieth century ranch complex. This ranch is one of the few extant Truckee Meadows ranches. The ranch is eligible under criterion A. Ranching was the major industry in the Truckee Meadows from shortly after gold was discovered on the Comstock until the middle of the twentieth century. At the turn-of-the-century, agriculture was the largest industry in Washoe County and Reno was the largest city in Nevada. The ranch was owned by Peter Dalton from 1870 to 1910 and Joseph Ferretto and family from 1912 to the present. Dalton cultivated hay and grain, raised cattle, and conducted a dairy. The Ferretto family, an important Italian family in the area, purchased the property in 1912 and Joseph Ferretto ran the ranch. The ranch produced mostly alfalfa and wheat and fed beef cattle during the winter. The Dalton house was built in 1893. Peter Dalton and Margaret Welsh Dalton lived in the house until they retired from ranching in 1902.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Moving Of Structures
Houses


Related Names
Dalton, Margaret Welsh
Fisher, Martin, Photographer
Koval, Ana B., Historian
Boyne, Katherine, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FACING SOUTHWEST.
2. VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FACING WEST.
3. VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FACING SOUTHEAST.
4. VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FRONT PORCH AND DOOR DETAIL.
5. INTERIOR VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FRONT ROOM AND STAIRCASE.
6. INTERIOR VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE FRONT DOOR, LIVING ROOM AND STAIRCASE.
7. INTERIOR VIEW OF STAIRCASE.
8. INTERIOR VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE KITCHEN.
9. INTERIOR VIEW OF KITCHEN FACING WEST.
10. INTERIOR VIEW OF DALTON HOUSE SHED ROOF ADDITION.


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