Image Catalog – 2012

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Across the Mojave – map development Collect old maps Connect maps Trace trail Map detail at 100% view Trail becomes corridor about 1/4 mile wide Topographic data may indicate more accurate information as to where the trail ran. This map made nearly twenty years after the previous map provides more detail at a larger scale. ... Read More »

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Bickel Camp Photos

Bickel Camp – El Paso Mountains... Read More »

Techatticup Mine

Techatticup Mine – Nelson, Nevada [huge_it_gallery... Read More »

The Great Indian Fight at Little Bear Valley

The Indian troubles in San Bernardino County during the 1860s were not indigenous to a certain area. They were merely responses to a situation caused by the white man himself, as he gradually usurped — in Indian eyes — the new continent. At first the Indians lost with resentment, then smoldering rage as the newcomers... Read More »

Vasquez the Bandito

In the early seventies, while the Southern Pacific Railway was building from San Francisco to San José, some twelve or fifteen bandits, carousing at a country dance in the Mexican settlement, Panamá (about six miles south of Bakersfield) planned to cross the mountains and hold up the pay-car. They were unsuccessful; whereupon, they turned their... Read More »

Mojave River – Journal of Jedediah Smith

Map showing Smith’s routes across the Victor Valley in 1826 and 1827 Source: Mojave River – Journal of Jedediah... Read More »

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