Earlier this year, Tesla Motors chose Northern Nevada for its battery factory in exchange for a huge incentives package. It's a bounty for communities there that, until recently, have seen years of slow economic recovery. Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reported for NPR's Morning Edition on the impact of this factory.
When Lance Gilman talks Tesla, it can feel like a return to the days of the Gold Rush, silver mining and pioneers.
"The new Comstock Lode is sitting right in front of us right now. There is going to be tremendous financial growth."