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Mojave River Valley Museum
Panamint Springs Area
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Old-time prospector Shorty Harris and greenhorn Pete Aguereberry
found a promising looking ledge in the Panamint Mountains. Pete
stayed behind and started working the claim, Shorty went ahead to file on
Eureka Mine in "Harrisberry". By the
time Shorty had the papers completed and his tales told, word had gotten out on
what had become known as "Harrisburg". Soon, over 300 people were living
in tents near the camp. Only one -- Pete Aguereberry -- persisted
working the claim for over forty years.
Elevation - 6,433 ft. It is easy to see why Pete Aguereberry enjoyed sharing this spectacular ...
Prospectors & Miners
Once the prospectors made their discovery, they would ...
Death Valley Prospector and Miner
Old-time prospector Shorty Harris and greenhorn Pete Aguereberry found a promising looking ...
Death Valley Mining History
Death Valley has experienced over 130 years of ...
Death Valley Ghost Towns
The towns would come and go with the money ...
... John Ramsey and John (One-Eye) Thompson were headed towards the new gold strike at Harrisburg. ...
Eureka Mine & the Cashier Mill
He was found and nursed back to health and lived to work his claim in the Eureka Mine ...
Southern Great Basin
Panamint Mountains - Death Valley National Park
Ecology: Panamint Range - 341Ff
Regional Geology: Northern Panamint Region