Desert Ghost Towns:
Ballarat Ghost Town
From 1897 to 1917 Ballarat served as a supply and recreation center
for miners in the Panamint Mountains and Death Valley. Ballarat springs, cemetery
and remaining ruins of adobe, tin and wood buildings are featured. At its peak the remote
outpost boasted 7 saloons, one school, and no churches. The ghost town is included in the
list of Death Valley ghost towns but is not located in the park.
Ballarat, Panamint Valley
Ballarat California photo slideshow
Ballarat cemetery photos
Post Office Spring, Ballarat Ghost Town
Post Office Springs, Ballarat Ghost Town, Panamint Valley.
History of Ballarat
Ballarat Ghost Town. Charles Anthony and John Lampier located the Panamint ... The 80 acre townsite of Ballarat was laid out in 1897, and the buildings from ...
Death Valley Ghost Towns
1897 marks the year that Ballarat came into being. The main mine was the Radcliffe which produced 15000 tons of gold ore between the years 1898-1903. ...
Inyo County Mining History
Lost Gunsight Legend; Lookout Gold in Inyo County; Beveridge; Ballarat Ryan · Greenwater · Tecopa (20th Century) Gold (20th Century); Little Mack ...
Inyo County Gold
Ballarat Charles Anthony and John Lampier located the Panamint Valley Mine on July 27, 1893. This mine, also known as the Anthony, Gold Bug, and Knob Mine, ...
Inyo County in the 20th Century
After the Ballarat boom, no new gold discoveries in Inyo County occurred until the worldwide depression of the 1930s and devaluation of the dollar brought ...
Shorty Harris - Death Valley History
From 1897 to 1917 Ballarat served as a supply and recreation center for miners in the ... Ballarat Ash Meadows View of Telescope Peak from Shorty's Grave ...
He was found and nursed back to health by Oscar Denton, the caretaker for the Greenland Ranch, and just a month later was headed up to Ballarat with Shorty ...
Death Valley - Jack Keane
Jack Keane was an Irish Miner out of Ballarat. He'd been prospecting for over 8 years finding pretty much nothing. One day in 1903 he discovered a ledge ...
A guide to the Geology of the Ballarat Area, Death Valley Regional Geology Guide.
The geology of Ballarat Delta, Ballarat Area, Death Valley regional field guide.
The Briggs mine is 7.7 miles south of Ballarat on a level, winding but good surfaced road maintained by the mining company. ...
Comprises the Panamint Mountains, which are between Panamint Valley and Death Valley.
Surprise Canyon Wilderness
ACCESS: Access to this wilderness is via State Highway 178 through Panamint Valley and along Ballarat Road to Indian Ranch Road. Four-wheel drive routes ...
Manly Peak Wilderness
ACCESS: Access this wilderness via State Highway 178 north of Trona and along, Ballarat Road. Go south on Wingate Wash Road, then east on Goler Wash Road or ...
Panamint and Ballarat 7.5 minute topos. Comments: Old jeep road washed out in 1980s and offically closed to vehicles but makes a great hiking trail. ...
Randsburg Mining District
Miners from as far away as Pleasant Canyon and Ballarat could now enjoy a weekend of golf, stay at the Hotel Johannesburg, and board W. K. Miller's stage on ...