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Oro Grande, California


Oro Grande is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, United States. It lies on the city boundary of Victorville and Adelanto. It is at 3,000 feet (910 m) elevation in Victor Valley north of the San Bernardino mountain range. It is located on old Route 66 near Interstate 15 between Victorville and Barstow.

Silver Mountain becomes Oro Grande

Following the completion of his duties as road overseer, the Captain returned to his mining pursuits. Lane's (Silver Mountain) Mining ...

Oro Grande-Silver Mountain

The mill was operational by April 15 on ore from the Oro Grande and Oro Fino gold mines located in the Silver Mountain ...

Oro Grande California Pioneer Cemetery

Old West > Cemeteries > Oro Grande < Victor Valley - West Mojave ghost town - graveyard - oro grande - victorville - mojave river - route 66 - mojave desert ...

Mojave Desert pioneer cemeteries and graveyards

In the wide opening of the Mojave River in the small town of Oro Grande, this cemetery sits nearly forgotten. Daggett Pioneer Cemetery - Barstow - West Mojave ...

Helendale Bluffs

Sandstone formation along Mojave River between Victorville and Barstow.

Mojave River

Oro Grande Bryman Helendale Silver Lakes Hodge Lenwood Barstow Yermo Daggett Newberry Springs Mojave River photo tours. Deep Creek Canyon ...

Calico Ghost Town History

At first the ore from the Silver King Mine was hauled to Oro Grande, 40 miles away, but in 1882 a ten-stamp mill was erected beside the Mojave River at Daggett.

Pioneer of the Mojave

... Pioneer of the Mojave is a history of the events on the High Desert during his lifetime, including the origins of Oro Grande and the first settlements in what later ...

San Bernardino County Mining History

Large deposits of gold have been mined at Stedman and Vanderbilt, with smaller but still important deposits at Alvord, Oro Grande, Old Dad Mountain, Dale and ...

Daggett Museum - Daggett California

The Calico Railroad (later called the Daggett-Calico Railroad) started in 1888, to haul ore from Calico to the Oro Grande Milling Company, located across the ...

San Bernardino County

Lucerne Valley - Ludlow - Morongo Valley - Mountain Home Village - Mountain Pass - Newberry Springs - Nipton - Oak Hills - Oro Grande - Parker Dam - Phelan ...

Part-time Prospector

Silver Mountain becomes Oro Grande. Following the completion of his duties as road overseer, the Captain returned to ... Land and Water Rights Along the ...

Like the Rest of California

Young Jackson, traveling the Mojave Trail from Utah, narrated that near the present Oro Grande on the Mojave River, a rancher had several captive squaws, one ...

Mojave Desert Cities and Towns

Cities, towns and communities in the Mojave High Desert.

Stamp Mill

At first the ore from the Silver King Mine was hauled to Oro Grande, 40 miles away, but in 1882 a ten-stamp mill was erected beside the Mojave River at .

Mojave Desert Mining History

some say he picked up a rock to kill a rattlesnake and found ore--Franklin somehow found what he thought was a vein of ... 1872: Oro Grande-Silver Mountain ...

recreation - ecology: wildlife - plants - geography: places - MAPS - map/sat - roads & trails: route 66 - old west - communities - weather
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