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Abandoned buildings in Rhyolite

 
Title
Abandoned buildings in Rhyolite
Caption
Abandoned shacks in Rhyolite, Nev. Called the Ghost City. During the Gold Rush in 1906-7, Rhyolite had a population of 5,000. It is said that people had to elbow their way through the streets. Many substantial buildings were erected, some of which still stand dismantled of everything portable. At the beginning of 1920, Rhyolite is deserted with the exception of four persons.
Original Collection
Original Date
1920
City or Town
County
Graphic Elements (TGM)
Collection Subject (TGM)
City & town life
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Language
eng
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
Rights
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Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
TIFF scanned at 400 dpi on Epson Expression 10000X using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A.
Digital ID
snv000988
Master File Creation Date
2008-11-12
Master File Format
image/tiff; 26.0 MB
 

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