Raul Jusinto

El Rancho Vegas


El Rancho Vegas

El Rancho Vegas

El Rancho Vegas

El Rancho Vegas

El Rancho Vegas

El Rancho Vegas
Candy Barr (1935-2005).

El Rancho Village Hotel Bungalows
The remaining El Rancho Vegas hotel bungalows are located in Pahrump, Nevada.

El Rancho Vegas
Photograph of the electric and neon sign for the El Rancho Vegas (Las Vegas), 1941. Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives.

El Rancho Vegas
Film transparency of El Rancho, Las Vegas, circa 1941-1960. Manis Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. Original cropped by Raul Jusinto.

Opened on April 3, 1941. Closed on June 17, 1960. Destroyed by a fire. Remaining motel becomes El Rancho Vegas Motor Inn until the late 1960s. El Rancho Vegas remains are demolished in the 1970s.

Theme: Western.

Architect: Wayne McCallister.

El Rancho Vegas associated with: Thomas Hull.

First resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

First Las Vegas buffet in 1947.

In 1943, Liberace makes his Las Vegas debut at El Rancho Vegas.

In 1945, as part of the Will Mastin Trio, Sammy Davis Jr. makes his Las Vegas debut at El Rancho Vegas.

The land currently occupies: Hilton Grand Vacations Club, Las Vegas Festival Grounds.

Was located at 2500 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Winchester, Nevada.