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Old Bottle House (E. A. Byler House)
This small house constructed of bottles and adobe mortar is a rare example of its type. Some residents in south-central Nevada mining towns built bottle houses because beer bottles were plentiful, whereas conventional building materials were locally scarce and expensive to transport. In addition, the method of construction did not require the level of skill necessary for erecting brick or stone buildings. E. A. Byler, a mining engineer, constructed this house as his residence.
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