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Stories of Grandpa Charlie Bangle
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Rhyolite Casino.Depot, 2011.
Starting as a two-man camp in January 1905, Rhyolite became a town of 1,200 people in two weeks and reached a population of 2,500 by June 1905. By then it had 50 saloons, 35 gambling tables, 19 lodging houses, 16 restaurants, half a dozen barbers, a public bath house, and a weekly newspaper, the Rhyolite Herald.  By 1907 there was a stock exchange and a casino/depot.
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