SLIDESHOW: Amazing photos of Las Vegas’ early days

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas is celebrating a birthday! The city was officially founded on May 15, 1905 when more than 100 acres were auctioned to buyers. 

PHOTO: Rare photos of early Las Vegas

That land would eventually become downtown Las Vegas — a city now known worldwide.

UNLV has an incredible collection of photos of early Las Vegas and we pulled some of them — most you have likely never seen before — to show you what those early days in the frontier town were like. 

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