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Ghost Town of Rhyolite at the Edge of Death Valley

Ghost Town of Rhyolite at the Edge of Death Valley

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Ghost Town of Rhyolite is located at the edge of Death Valley in the Bullfrog Hills, 190 km away from Las Vegas city. Rhyolite was a mining town during gold strike from 1905 to 1910. After this period, as of 1919, Rhyolite was already a ghost town. Many buildings in this town were built from permanent materials so the parts of buildings are standing even today. Example of this buildings are Tom Kelly’s Bottle House, Las Vegas and Tonapah Railroad Depot or Cook Bank.

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Ghost Town of Rhyolite

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Photo Credit: Ken Lund (CC BY-SA 2.0)



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