129 Fremont

Las Vegas, NV


Golden Nugget


1946 to now

Golden Nugget Postcards
The Golden Nugget has outlasted almost all of it's competitors over the years.
It has changed owners many times and has grown to encompass many smaller casinos.
An interior picture of gamblers in the Golden Nugget.
Table games and slot machines circa 1950's
Photo courtesy of UNLV Digital Collection.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas  Older roulette chips
Golden Nugget Las Vegas dice
Golden Nugget Las Vegas  ashtray
Golden Nugget Las Vegas brass ahtray
Golden Nugget Las Vegas  swizzle sticks
Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Golden Nugget  Las Vegas  various matchbooks
Golden Nugget  Las Vegas  old menu
Early downtown Las Vegas recollections of Charles W. Aplin
Well, then, on the other side, down there was the old Las Vegas bar, and that was up next to the corner—the corner of First and Fremont, right there on the very corner, and they used to call it the Pioneer Club, though, next to that—that was quite a corner, right next to Beckley’s place at that time. And the next one was down on Second—on the corner,
there, where the Apache Hotel is. Then, across on the other corner was where—the building that belonged to Griffith—which belongs to the Golden Nugget, but at that Nugget, but  at that time, the post office went in there and then that was converted into a saloon and they done quite a bit of business in that place.
{Charles W. Aplin: An Old Timer of Las Vegas-  University of Nevada Oral History Program - Mary Ellen Glass 1969}
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