On the town's most prominent corner sits a brick bank with arched doorways and second-story window trim and a flat roof in the Italianate mode. The pioneer telephone exchange, post office, and offices of doctors, lawyers, and mine owners lay behind the heavy plate glass windows. With a three-ton fireproof and burglar-proof Herring safe, this stronghold of capital attracted miners who lined up to sell dust to gold buyers.
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First National Bank Block
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