2017Sep Rhyolite NV Ghost Town by Willis Chung
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Arriving early morning in Rhyolite, NV, about 2 hours drive northwest of Las Vegas
On the ridge to the east, plenty of rocks...
To the north, the Goldwell Open Air Museum, which we will visit later.
Past the Open Air Museum, the town of Rhyolite
The train station at the north (top) end of the town, for the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad.
One of the few standing wood buildings, northeast of the train station.
Looking south down the valley from the train station
One of the mine works on the ridge to the west.
Ruins of the Cook Bank building with the school behind it.
The town of Rhyolite viewed from the train station
An early morning visitor slows to take in the Cook Bank building
Back side of the Cook Bank building
Entrance for the Rhyolite train station, which became the Rhyolite Ghost Casino in 1937
Entrance to the train station
Side view of the train station entrance.
Federal protection of these lands, with a federal fence around the train station.
Details of the upper windows on the train station
Main Rhyolite train station and Rhyolite Ghost Casino sign is barely visible.
Art Deco details on the train station
More architectural details of the Rhyolite train station
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view
View through the caboose to the east
Fuel tank above the caboose that was used for the Rhyolite service station
Back end of the caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s
Caboose and back end of fuel tank of the Rhyolite service station, superwide view
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s
Caboose and Rhyolite train station.
Caboose and fuel tank of the Rhyolite service station, superwide view
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view from the floor
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view from the floor
Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view of the ceiling
Broken clouds adding dramatic shadows on the ridge with mining works to the west.
The sheriff's house south of the train station.
Bits of a building along the main road.
Back side of the Cook Bank building
Rhyolite jail south of the sheriff's house.
A miner's cabin near the jail
Details of the miner's cabin
Cook Bank building and other ruins to the south, supertelephoto view.
Cook Bank building ruin to the south, supertelephoto view.
Rhyolite, Nevada, USA
Schoolhouse ruins behind other smaller ruins
Backside of the Porter General Store facade
Front of the schoolhouse ruins.
Cook Banks building and the rest of Rhyolite from near the sheriff's house.
Details of the train station's south side
Arriving early morning in Rhyolite, NV, about 2 hours drive northwest of Las Vegas On the ridge to the east, plenty of rocks... To the north, the Goldwell Open Air Museum, which we will visit later. Past the Open Air Museum, the town of Rhyolite The train station at the north (top) end of the town, for the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad. One of the few standing wood buildings, northeast of the train station. Looking south down the valley from the train station One of the mine works on the ridge to the west. Ruins of the Cook Bank building with the school behind it. The town of Rhyolite viewed from the train station An early morning visitor slows to take in the Cook Bank building Back side of the Cook Bank building Entrance for the Rhyolite train station, which became the Rhyolite Ghost Casino in 1937 Entrance to the train station Side view of the train station entrance. Federal protection of these lands, with a federal fence around the train station. Details of the upper windows on the train station Main Rhyolite train station and Rhyolite Ghost Casino sign is barely visible. Art Deco details on the train station More architectural details of the Rhyolite train station Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide interior view View through the caboose to the east Fuel tank above the caboose that was used for the Rhyolite service station Back end of the caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s Caboose and back end of fuel tank of the Rhyolite service station, superwide view Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s Caboose and Rhyolite train station. Caboose and fuel tank of the Rhyolite service station, superwide view Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view from the floor Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view from the floor Caboose that was part of the Rhyolite service station in the 1930s, superwide view of the ceiling Broken clouds adding dramatic shadows on the ridge with mining works to the west. The sheriff's house south of the train station. Bits of a building along the main road. Back side of the Cook Bank building Rhyolite jail south of the sheriff's house. A miner's cabin near the jail Details of the miner's cabin Cook Bank building and other ruins to the south, supertelephoto view. Cook Bank building ruin to the south, supertelephoto view. Schoolhouse ruins behind other smaller ruins Backside of the Porter General Store facade Front of the schoolhouse ruins. Cook Banks building and the rest of Rhyolite from near the sheriff's house. Details of the train station's south side
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