Curtis Calder, Elko's city manager, in the trophy room of the Northeastern Nevada Museum in downtown Elko. "Elko is the best place in Nevada to be," says Calder, "and maybe in the whole country. We're pretty vibrant right now."
A collection of 265 rare guitars will go on auction in a few weeks -- including one allegedly strummed by Stephen Stills and others that true connoisseurs consider holy relics. Here's an early look at some of the highlights. More