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Abandoned buildings in Rhyolite

Abandoned buildings in Rhyolite
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.
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