You can still find some amazing artifacts from LA’s mining days if you know where to look.
Spending the night with a 98-year-old Hooker may not sound that appealing to most people, but that’s exactly what I did recently on top of Mount Wilson, visiting what was once the largest telescope in the world.
Perched nearly 7000 feet up on the rugged eastern face of Mount Baden-Powell and overlooking the historic East Fork of the San Gabriel River, sits one of Southern California’s largest abandoned mines.
Inside one of Southern California’s largest abandoned mines.
LA-09 constitutes one of the five Nike missile sites built in the 1950s in Angeles National Forest.
Sitting above where the famous Bridge to Nowhere is located, this 5-mile round trip hike winds through two abandoned highway tunnels in the beautiful San Gabriel mountains.
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