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Cerro Gordo Mines

Cerro Gordo is a privately owned Mining Town located in the Owens Valley near Lone Pine, California. The town was the silver thread to Los Angeles, being partially responsible for its

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Randsburg, California Desert Mining Town DesertUSA

Randsburg, Johannesburg and Red Mountain are three small towns along U.S. Highway 395 between Ridgecrest and Boron, California. They are the mining district towns of the Rand area, the gold and silver mining belt of Kern County, named after the Witwatersrand of South Africa.

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Columbia California Official Site

Welcome to Columbia, California Located in the heart of the California Mother Lode, Columbia State Historic Park is a living gold rush town featuring the largest single collection of existing gold rush era structures in the state.

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California Ghost Town and Mining Operation on Market for

From time to time, we see replica Old West towns with period antiques and ramshackle structures come up for sale. However, Cerro Gordo is the real deal It's an actual California mining town that

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Mining Towns Western Mining History

In California, Mining was beginning to wane after 10 years of frenzied mining and prospecting and the Comstock discovery resulted in an exodus of miners to the new district. The town of ia City would be built at the site of the Comstock lode, which would become one

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Calico Ghost Town

Calico is an old West mining town that has been around since 1881 during the largest silver strike in California. With its 500 mines, Calico produced over $20 million in silver ore over a 12 year span. When silver lost its value in the mid 1890's, Calico lost its population.

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A California Ghost Silver Mining Town Sold For $1.4

An abandoned silver mining town just north of Los Angeles is back on the map after a group of investors purchased a piece of history in the form of 22 buildings for $1.4 million. The historic town Cerro Gordo or fat hill in Spanish was first formed more

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Three California Gold Rush Towns Worth Visiting

During the 1850s and 60s, Columbia, located four miles north of Sonora, grew to become the second largest city in California. And, unlike most mining towns that flourished in the era, it never

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10 Most Haunted Ghost Towns in California Backpackerverse

This ghost town in California is about fifteen miles down the road from the nearest living town. It used to have a school, a church, and an actual literary society. Unlike all of the other ghost towns in the area, Garlock did not fail because of a mine.

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Nipton A tiny mining town in California is trying to

The first thing you notice in Nipton, California, is the silence. When the breeze picks up, you might hear leaves rustling in the distance or a rhythmic clang as the wind lifts a rope, then snaps

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Ghost Mining Town Cerro Gordo, California Abandoned Spaces

Cerro Gordo Ghost Town, California Author David Lofink CC BY 2.0 Today the mines and the mining town, though empty and abandoned, are privately owned. This is

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Cerro Gordo is a privately owned Mining Town located in the Owens Valley near Lone Pine, California. The town was the silver thread to Los Angeles, being partially responsible for its growth and

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California Ghost Town and Mining Operation on Market for

From time to time, we see replica Old West towns with period antiques and ramshackle structures come up for sale. However, Cerro Gordo is the real deal It's an actual California mining town that

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9 Ghost Towns In Northern California onlyinyourstate

Bodie began as a mining camp of little note following the discovery of gold in 1859 by a group of prospectors, including W. S. Bodey. Bodey perished in a blizzard the following November while making a supply trip to Monoville (near present day Mono City, California), never getting to see the rise of the town that was named after him.

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A California Ghost Silver Mining Town Sold For $1.4

An abandoned silver mining town just north of Los Angeles is back on the map after a group of investors purchased a piece of history in the form of 22 buildings for $1.4 million. The historic town Cerro Gordo or fat hill in Spanish was first formed more

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Bodie, California is Bodie State Historic Park Bodie

Bodie is an original mining town from the late 1800s. Whats left today stands in a state of arrested decay and is maintained by the California State Parks System, who took over the town in 1962 to make it a State Historic Park.

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California Mining Towns Western Mining History

Placer mining operation Columbia, California 1860s The effects of the Gold Rush were substantial. San Francisco grew from a small settlement to a boomtown, and roads, churches, schools and other towns were built throughout California.

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Three California Gold Rush Towns Worth Visiting

During the 1850s and 60s, Columbia, located four miles north of Sonora, grew to become the second largest city in California. And, unlike most mining towns that flourished in the era, it never

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Bodie SHP California State Parks

Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people. The town is named for Waterman S. Body (William Bodey), who had discovered small amounts of

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Ghost Mining Town Cerro Gordo, California Abandoned Spaces

Cerro Gordo Ghost Town, California Author David Lofink CC BY 2.0 Today the mines and the mining town, though empty and abandoned, are privately owned. This is

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USA, Bodie, California. Mining town, Bodie California

USA, Bodie, California. Mining town, Bodie California State Park I by Joe Restuccia III framed art print arrives ready to hang, with hanging accessories included and no additional framing required. Every canvas print is hand crafted in the USA, made on demand at iCanvas and expertly stretched around 100% North American Pine wood stretcher bars.

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