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WILDROSE CHARCOAL KILNS: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

The charcoal kilns complex in Wildrose Canyon is among the more remarkable historical-architectural features of Death Valley National Park.         

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ABANDONED APOCALYPSE: SALTON SEA & SLAB CITY

Just because something isn’t wanted, doesn’t make it any less beautiful.

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THE CHICAGO OF THE WEST: RHYOLITE, NV

The ghost town of Rhyolite & the odd outsider art installations that surround it.        

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ALL ALONA IN A TOWN CALLED TRONA

After Death Valley denies my ass with a road closure, I decide to spend a little extra time in and around Trona, CA.            

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RUTH MINE & CAMP

Dating back to 1899, the Ruth Mine & Camp is located 3,530 feet in the Argus Mountain Range, roughly 14 miles from the town of Trona, CA.        

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DESERT CHRIST PARK

Desert Bizarro: Exploring a slowly decaying Christian theme park outside Joshua Tree National Park.    

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MOUNT LOWE RAILWAY & THE WHITE CITY

A historic hike along the Sam Merrill Trail past the Cobb Estate and the ruins of Mount Lowe Railway, Echo Mountain House and the White City.      

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GORGEOUS GORGE

Owens River Gorge, My New Favorite Place  

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OWENS VALLEY BEAUTIFUL RANDOMNESS

A pumice mine, hub caps, tall broads, charcoal kilns, a baby volcano, dirty socks hot springs, and a concentration camp airport.

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DESERT’D

What are abandoned spaces or places found in the desert, Alex? Including Satan’s Den, The Silver Queen Mine, random homesteads/cabins and other places in the Mojave Desert and along Highway 14 & 395.        

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