Friday, December 14, 2007

Las Vegas History

Las Vegas - Fremont Street Experience
From the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip or the huge light show canopy over Fremont Street you'd hardly guess how humbly Las Vegas began. Originally Las Vegas was a dusty speck in the huge Nevada desert, but burst into prominence when gambling and drinking were offered here to serve the thousands of workers building the Grand Coolee dam - at the time one of the world's largest construction projects.