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Gold Center lies three miles south of Beatty, NV.

No gold was discovered here.  Gold center became the terminus of the Las Vegas & Tonopah Railroad in 1906, and served as the railhead for Rhyolite before that booming camp built its own railhead later in the year.

By 1907, Gold Center had a post office, a bank and trust company, a newspaper, hotel, stores, feed corral, and several saloons.  The saloons served a locally brewed beer, made by The Gold Center Ice & Brewing Company.

Shafts were sunk, and a 30-ton mill was erected, but no valuable ore was ever found.  Gold Center declined around the same time as Rhyolite and Bullfrog (1909-1910).

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