Category: Nugget Motor Lodge / Dick Graves’ Nugget / John Ascuaga’s Nugget (Sparks, NV)

Golden Rooster: Advertising or Art?

1957-1962 Perhaps it was a bird-brained idea; perhaps not. In 1957, Dick Graves, the owner of the Nugget, in Sparks, Nevada, commissioned a handcrafted, solid gold rooster for display in one of his hotel-casino restaurants,…

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July 20, 2016