Travels in the American Southwest
Gold Center
GPS - N36 52.081 W116 45.893
US95, 6 miles north of Carrara
Road factor/Accessability - Dirt and gravel
~115 miles from Las Vegas

Gold Center was a railroad town which depended on nearby Rhyolite for its life. When  Rhyolite went bust, Gold Center felt the effects. In 1918, the Las Vegas - Tonopah railroad ended service and the town joined a long list of has-beens. Little is left today.


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