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SHASTA CITY : SHASTA STATE HISTORIC PARK

On the road between Redding and the California Coast, sits a once-thriving and now picturesque gold rush ghost town nestled in the hills along the Trinity River.

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TONOPAH HISTORIC MINING PARK

The historic park covers more than 100 acres and is located on the site of the original mining claims that started the rush to Tonopah, making it “Queen of the Silver Camps.”

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BONNIE CLAIRE MINING RUINS

Bonnie Clare was established in October 1906 as a milling center for several nearby mines.

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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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THE RUINS OF CARRARA, NV

Magic hour trespass in Carrara, NV where snow-white marble was once mined & where the Carrara Portland Cement Company Plant, built in 1936 to produce Portland cement, sits in beautiful ruin.

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DUBLIN GULCH/AMARGOSA

The cave homes of Dublin Gulch in Shoshone, CA and the old borax mining company theater that was transformed into the Amargosa Opera House by artist/performer Marta Becket.

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CHLORIDE, AZ

Daytripping through the oldest mining town in Arizona.

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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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