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The Green Lantern


  A stone wall and empty sign post are the only visible exterior to what was once the nicest brothel in Ely, Nevada.           "Bronc Alley" is the name given to the west end of Ely, Nevada's High Street. Throughout the mining and railroad town's history, brothels flourished in a couple different sections in town, though Bronc Alley was the heart of its Red Light District. Today, active houses of prostitution along this section of High Street continue to bathe adjacent Highway 50 in red neon. However one former brothel remains empty and slowly falling to the elements.       Opened in 1959, The Green Lantern wa ...

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