Grandma enjoyed visiting her friends in Las Vegas, and they would find big adventure driving around seeing the sights and playing the penny slots. Here she is somewhere in Nevada, and she was apparently delighted by the sight of the covered wagons. Never mind the fact that the street was still under construction, judging by the visible dirt road. And let's all take a moment to appreciate the jacket.
I'm not sure what's going on in this photo, but whatever it was I AM sure the Palmer House Hotel was never the same after.