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These 30 Pics Will Make You Yearn For the Days of Vintage Las Vegas

Before the glittery golden opulence of The Mirage and the singing gondoliers at The Venetian, there was a storied past to Las Vegas – where gangsters ruled the Strip and neon lit up the clubs and casinos of old downtown. The Vegas of the 50’s and 60’s holds a certain charm, even to those who had never visited Sin City in those early years, and the photos here seek to convey some of that charm. From the one-armed bandits and the feathered and frocked showgirls, to the neon signs that dotted Fremont Street, the spell of vintage Vegas grabs ahold and never lets go!

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