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Irving Dresden's White Thanksgiving

Irving Dresden at home in San Francisco, the fateful day he decided to take a bus trip to Reno.

Irving Dresden's White Thanksgiving

Irving's trip to Reno was uneventful. He was happy to be out of the city and into the mountains, where there was snow.

Irving Dresden's White Thanksgiving

Though Irving Dresden was not one to succumb to the Reno Temptation, it was at every turn in the "Biggest Little City in the World."

Irving Dresden's White Thanksgiving

Soon after his arrival in Reno, a major winter snowstorm hit the Sierras, and Reno. Trying to come home the next day, the Greyhound bus ran into immense difficulties and stalled!

Irving Dresden's White Thanksgiving

After trudging in the bus for several days, the people trying to return to the California lowlands did manage to escape the fate of the earlier Donner party, which perished nearby.

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Rev. 2015