Tag: Route 66

All in Favor Say “Eye.”

Strange, but not true … (or, All in favor, say “Eye.”) Oro Grande, Ca. This is not where Sammy Davis Jr. was in an auto accident and lost his eye–it would have been found by now if it were! I know. I went and looked for it. http://digital-desert.com/oro-grande-ca/ So I was curious; A MYSTERY FROM... Read More »

The High Desert Illusion

Does this … … Blow your mind? — Cajon Junction (el. 2950′) at I-15 and Hwy. 138 is actually at about a 300′ higher elevation than Victorville (el. 2650′). The slope from the summit to Victorville is gradual, not as noticeable, and provides us with the illusion that we are further up than we actually... Read More »

A Wildly-flowered Road

*** Favorites *** A Wildly-flowered Road Amboy Crater, 2008... Read More »

Riverside Cement – Oro Grande

Riverside Cement in Oro Grande, CA started in 1907 as the Golden State Cement Plant. It was shut down during the depression and restarted as Riverside Cement in 1942. The plant was enlarged and completely rebuilt in the late 40s. In late 1997, TXI purchased Riverside Cement. More about Oro... Read More »