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CLOWN MOTEL/TONOPAH CEMETERY

There’s nothing creepier than a cemetery next to a clown motel.      

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HARD LUCK MINE CASTLE

A private tour of Randy Johnston’s remote 4-story, 8,000-square-foot desert castle which has been under construction for the past 16 years.      

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BISBEE QUEEN MINE TOUR

In almost 100 years of continuous production before the Bisbee mines closed in 1975, the local mines produced metals valued at $6.1 billion (at 1975 price) one of the largest production valuations of all the mining districts in the world. […]

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BISBEE ARIZONA

This mile high former copper queen nestled in Arizona’s mule mountains, is full of historic buildings, museums, art galleries, antique shops, hidden walkways, an awesome themed trailer park & a shitload of beer.      

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WALL STREET MILL & THE DESERT QUEEN MINE: JTNP

One of the most successful mines and one of the best preserved mills within Joshua Tree National Park.    

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BACK ALLEY DEATH VALLEY: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Venturing off the asphalt & down unmarked dirt roads to explore the Cashier Mill, Eureka Mine and Aguereberry Camp in Harrisburg, CA and an unknown mining site near Emigrant Springs.    

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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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CERRO GORDO SMELTER: KEELER, CA

On my second journey to the Valley of Death, I came across some new mining sites that required more exploration.      

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BALLARAT GHOST TOWN

Sitting at the base of the Panamint Mountains west of Death Valley, lies the ghost town of Ballarat, 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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