Interior of saloon, what is thought to have
been the Rust winery. Owned by Conrad O. Rust, the winery was located on
Citron Street, between North and Sycamore Streets. The son of a German
immigrant, he was in the area where his father had planted a vineyard in
1861. Following in his father's footsteps, Conrad O. Rust continued
cultivating the vineyard and was said to have made much of the best wine
and brandy for which Orange County was noted.
saloon displays wine barrels on the right
with bottles and jugs lining the walls. Not a typical
doesn't appear to be a long bar, rather just tables and chairs where
customer might enjoy the fruits of Rust's labors. The room is adorned with
posters, pictures, a calendar, and a flag. Lighting is provided by lamps
hanging from the ceiling.
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