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Porter Store

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1906. Golden St.

This one-story store reveals the high-quality stonework found in some of the buildings in Rhyolite. Though the rest of the structure is gutted, the facade of coursed rock-faced ashlar is largely intact. A large opening in the facade, supported by a concrete lintel and cast iron column, accommodated plate glass windows and a front entrance. Side walls are made of rough stone. One of the last businesses to leave Rhyolite, the store remained open until about 1915.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Porter Store", [Beatty, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-SC24.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 197-197.

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