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CALIFORNIA ALKALI COMPANY RUINS: CARTAGO, CA

In 1917, Cartago became the company town for the California Alkali Company, which refined soda ash and other saline minerals from the brines and salt deposits of Owens Lake.

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TUNGSTEN TOWN: THE GHOST OF ATOLIA, CA

This once booming mining town of over 2000 people included a dairy, four restaurants, a movie theater, and the “Bucket of Blood” saloon. Today, it sits abandoned slowly succumbing to the harsh desert elements that surround it.

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A DRIVING TOUR ALONG SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S HISTORIC RIDGE ROUTE

This 48-mile route that traveled along mountain ridges was the first paved highway to directly link the LA Basin to the San Joaquin Valley.

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WOLF HOUSE RUINS

The haunting ruins of Jack London’s dream house in Sonoma, CA.

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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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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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CATHEDRAL CANYON RUINS

Outside of Pahrump, NV lies the remnants of what was once a religious themed park in the middle of the desert.

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THE SNOWY RUINS OF WONDERLAND RANCH: JTNP

A New Year’s Day hike through the ruins of Wonderland Ranch in Joshua Tree National Park after a fresh snowfall.

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SOLSTICE CANYON RUINS

Malibu’s Solstice Canyon, has one of the only year-round waterfalls in the Santa Monica Mountains and also contains the ruins of a stone cottage and an estate built by renowned architect Paul Williams.

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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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