Rhyolite Mercantile, Rhyolite, Nevada

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Burned to ground in September 2014 - Im September 2014 abgebrannt. Zum Glück habe ich es im Juli desselben Jahres nochmal kurz besucht.

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Comments (7)

Ralf_G. on September 3, 2009

Der Ladeninhaber war aber nicht sehr geschäftstüchtig, sich in dieser Einöde anzusiedeln! Aber ein schönes Motiv - Gruß, Ralf

Michael Schäffner on September 12, 2009

Ralf, die Stadt hatte 10.000 Einwohner - bis das Gold alle war...

☮Ronan 60 countries☮ on February 10, 2010

Impressive the story of Rhyolite...

MaryAlice on March 9, 2010

What a darling old store, seemingly just out here in the middle of nowhere.

What a shame that it is no longer in use, or that there is even a possibility of it being restored.

I'm sure that once upon a time, it was quite a happening little place.

A nice shot of what is now almost just a memory.

Best regards from Georgia,

Mary Alice

Michael Schäffner on March 9, 2010

Thank you Mary for your kind comment. Regards from Germany! Michael

Tumbleweed1954 on December 20, 2014

Sadly this burned to the ground in Sept 2014. The result of a lightning strike.

Michael Schäffner on December 21, 2014

This is sad. I was here again in July 2014 for a quick stop. (trip from Death Valley to Las Vegas).

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 23, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Michael Schäffner
    • Camera: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
    • Taken on 2009/08/04 01:28:13
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash

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