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Swansea

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Founded in 1870, Swansea is located at the northern end of Owens Lake at the base of the Inyo Mountains. Two furnaces smelting silver ore coming out of Cerro Gordo were built and the town boomed to over 2,000 people. During WWI, Swansea was the terminus for the Saline Valley salt tram


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Owens Valley

Introduction: NATURE: MAPS: FEATURES: ROADS & TRAILS: PEOPLE & HISTORY: MISC.: BLOG: PDF Library: :?:
NATURE: Geology, Wildlife & Plants -- GEOGRAPHY: Maps - Regions - POINTS OF INTEREST - Communities -- ROADS & TRAILS: Route 66 -- glossary
Parks & Public Lands: Wilderness -- Native Culture - HISTORY: Pioneers - Military - Ghost Towns & Gold Mines - Mining - Old West -- Links - comments
Nature: Geography: Points of Interest - Roads & Trails: People: Old West & the Rest --- glossary
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