The house — of adobe construction — served as the officer’s quarters of Fort Scott in the late 1860s. In 1978, it was the main residence of Fort Scott Ranch.
There is another view here, by Howard W. Marshall.
The photos here are three of over two thousand taken or collected for the Folklife Center’s 1972-1982 ethnographic field project on the Paradise Valley area. The work became the collection* “Bucharoos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982.”
There’s another photo of the ranch house and its outbuildings here.
For the last two Sundays, I ran a little poll asking how readers look at enclos*ure — 1) on a desktop computer or Mac; 2) on an e-reader; or 3) on a smartphone? Of those who responded, 82% use a desktop and the others use an e-reader.
*It also contains sound recordings and motion picture film.