On Nov. 3, 1965, the First Baptist Church of Carson City exploded into ruins. The disaster was blamed on leaking gas from a pipeline. No one was in the building. Pictured the new pastor, Alfred Engelmann, right, looks over plans for a new church with Norman Poteet, chairman of the finance committee at the new site on Mountain Street.
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.