Ghost Towns & Historic Roads

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A neon sign marks the location of Dessie & Marry's Saloon in Austin, Nevada. Austin is on US Highway 50 & the Lincoln Highway in Central Nevada. Austin was founded in 1863 as a mining town and quickly grew to a population of 10,000 people. Today Austin has a population of 200 and many of the buildings from its mining past remain.