Subject: Bettles brothers, around 1910, San Francisco. From left: Alex Bettles, A. J. Bettles and Gordon Bettles.

Subject: Gordon Bettles wearing his Masons Fez, during the 1950's. In the early 1950's, Gordon Bettles and his wife, Billie, moved onto the abandoned T & T Ranch in the Amargosa Farm Area, Nye County, Nevada. Beetles was the first occupant of the Farm Area since the closure of the T & T Railroad years before.

Subject: The daughters of Gordon Bettles, pictured in 1935. Edith Bettles Brockman was born June 9, 1916 and Helen Bettles was born June 7, 1917 in Mina, Nevada. Their mother was Edith Thirsting Peterson.

Subject: Looking East toward Beatty, Nevada about 1978. Land in being cleared for the Alta Vista Trailer Park.

Subject: After Gordon Bettles moved to the Amargosa Valley, his daughter Edith and her husband, Frank Brockman, moved to Beatty, Nevada. In the late 1950's, purchased land where T & T Railroad engines once had been serviced, and constructed the Desert Inn Motel. This picture was taken shortly after the motel began operating.

Subject: Edith Brockman, daughter of Amargosa Valley pioneer Gordon Bettles, and her husband, Frank, constructed the Desert Inn Motel in Beatty, Nevada, in the late 1950's. Beatty Mountain sits in the background.

Subject: Frank Brockman, a Beatty resident, is pictured in the early 1960's with a Beatty burro in Reno, Nevada, to publicize the Beatty Burro Races.

Subject: Frank Brockman speaking at a meeting concerning the Beatty Burro Races, early 1960's.

Subject: Frank Brockman, son-in-law of Gordon Bettles, at his home in Bishop, California, 1980's.

Subject: - Former Beatty, Nevada, residents Frank Brockman and Edith Bettles Brockman, 1980's.

Subject: Frank Brockman, former Beatty, Nevada, resident in the 1980's.