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Sawdust Corner Saloon 72 dpi MMid-1870s

Virginia City, Nevada, at the peak of the mining boom when the population was about 18,000, boasted one gambling house for every 150 people. That’s 120 of these places, primarily saloons!

Some of the more famous ones were the Delta, the Gentry and Crittenden, the Sazarac and the Sawdust Corner. 

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