I had looked for this arrastra some time ago but instead found another mining camp. That ended up being a good trip even without finding my elusive target. Still, it wasn’t an arrastra.
A few months back, I was out in the Eastern Mojave exploring around (which is pretty normal for me). This time,
It is a bit of a hike to reach this old arrastra site and camp. Looks like it was used mainly during the 1930s Great Depression, but the tin cans suggest it was used earlier than that. We found a small mine nearby.Continue reading
This arrastra is located deep within the China Lake Naval Weapon Center. We had permission to be on the base.Continue reading