Northern Mojave Desert
This eerie, fantastic landscape is one of the most unique geological features in the California desert. These other-worldly shapes are ...
Trip through downtown Trona
I like the name. Argus, West End, Boroslovay and points south
Valley wells water dissapoints pioneers exiting Death Valley
Searles Dry Lake
The trona comes from deep beneath the lakebed
In 1899, Doug Graham and Smiley Jones found some gold float in the canyon, followed it up to the source and founded the ...
Searles Valley - Owlshead Mountains
322Af - This subsection includes the Slate Range, El Paso Mountains, Quail Mountains, Owlshead Mountains, southern ends of the Argus and Panamint Ranges, Searles Valley, ...
Argus-Slate Range Mining History
John and Dennis Searles came from New York in the 1849 California gold rush and settled near Oroville. In the spring of 1860, Dennis Searles left with a ...