Las Vegas Strip seen from the Dunes Hotel, July 25, 1967. Sand Dunes Motel (formerly Tumbleweed Motel) dated back to the 1940s and was demolished less than a year after this photo. Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau.
Las Vegas Strip, 1964 / 2014. 1964: Dunes hotel tower under construction, before the iconic “Dunes” sign was erected in October. Flamingo and Three Coins Motel are seen to the upper right. Photographer unknown, via Greg Clarke. 2014: View from the Cosmopolitan.
Seven showgirls from the Dunes Hotel pose by the hotel’s swimming pool soon after it’s opening in 1955. Left to right: Penny Davidson, Billie Nelson, Sherry Klarke, Pat Gautier, Gloria Curtis, Pat O'Conner, Irene Rainwater.