After Death Valley denies my ass with a road closure, I decide to spend a little extra time in and around Trona, CA.
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.
Desert Bizarro: Exploring a slowly decaying Christian theme park outside Joshua Tree National Park.
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.
Owens River Gorge, my new favorite place.
A pumice mine, hub caps, tall broads, charcoal kilns, a baby volcano, dirty socks hot springs, and a concentration camp airport.
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.
In 1929, a block of ocean-front houses began to slip into the sea, leaving behind the graffiti covered ruins of a neighborhood’s lost dreams.
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