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“Mormon” Mine

“Mormon” Mine

Dan wanted to find a mine he had heard a rumor about in the wilds of the Death Valley backcountry, so ...
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“Moss” Mine

“Moss” Mine

Back in 2004, We met up with our friends Dan, Annie and Micah to explore an old mine out in the ...
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“Mule Tack” Mine Cabin

“Mule Tack” Mine Cabin

This was a hard place to get to, mainly due to the long hike in. Knowing that we were in ...
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“Mystery” Stamp Mill

“Mystery” Stamp Mill

This remote stamp mill site was a great find. The mining district was formed in the 1880s and this was ...
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“Occidental” Mine

“Occidental” Mine

In 2003, I met up with Ron and Rob at this great mine. I have to leave out the details ...
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“Palin” Mine

“Palin” Mine

I had been asked not to say much about this mine other than it is standby status awaiting the price ...
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“Piute” Stamp Mill

“Piute” Stamp Mill

With a tip from our friends at Explore Historic California, we found a small three stamp mill in the Sierra ...
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“Pleasant Valley” Pictographs

“Pleasant Valley” Pictographs

While hiking in the backcountry of Joshua Tree over the winter, the good folks over at Peregriff and I came ...
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“Purple Opuntia” Petroglyphs

“Purple Opuntia” Petroglyphs

In 2007, Dan and I came across this petroglyph site while on our way to another site. You never know what you’ll ...
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“Ram on Rocks” Pictographs

“Ram on Rocks” Pictographs

Recently, I visited a very small native site in the backcountry of Joshua Tree. There is a larger habitation site ...
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“Red Lady” Pictographs

“Red Lady” Pictographs

A while back, we visited a couple of pictograph sites in Joshua Tree. Both of these sites have red female ...
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“Rose of the Inyos” Mine

“Rose of the Inyos” Mine

These dusty old photos are from a combination of trips to an interesting mine in the Inyo Mountains. Not much ...
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“S & O” Cabin

“S & O” Cabin

As is often the case, I know about a ton of places but never have the time to visit them ...
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“Sandstone” Cabin

“Sandstone” Cabin

We stumbled across this remote cabin back in 2010. Like so many cabins I come across, I haven’t been able ...
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“Sandy Flat” Pictographs

“Sandy Flat” Pictographs

The Drztgrls, Alysia, Dan, Boxcar and I went in search of a hidden shelter with some petroglyphs and pictographs. It is on the edge ...
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“Scallywag” Mine

“Scallywag” Mine

This is a more modern mine out in Death Valley probably worked for lead or antimony. It has two tramways ...
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