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Whitehorse, Yukon Photo Album
The Whitehorse Inn is one of the legendary hotels from the community's past. By the 1940s, it was the centre of much of the town's activity, housing a restaurant (the Blue Owl Cafe), the Blue Room ballroom, the Yellow Cab dispatch office, a beer parlour often called The Bucket of Blood, a laundry and a small room known as The Snake Pit where men played poker through the night. During one of those nights in the late 1940s, T. C. Richards won the hotel in a game! Now, only the large neon sign remains, restored and on display beside City Hall at the MacBride Museum of Yukon History.

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1950s neon sign from the Whitehorse Inn, Whitehorse, Yukon