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Twenty-Five Unnatural Wonders of the Western Roadside: Silver Queen Of Nevada (Virginia City, Nevada, In the Silver Queen City)

Lee and Ruby Carel, proprietors of the Silver Queen , wanted to honor the Comstock Lode, which yielded more than a billion dollars; worth of silver and made Virginia City one of the most prosperous places in America in the 1870s.