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Ghost Towns - Owens Valley

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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