Mojave River

Mojave River and other associated posts

  • The Natural History of a Raindrop
    They were twins, airborne, spiraling to earth together. Brothers as brothers can be they remained brothers until they splashed on the divide ...
  • Mojave River Photos
    Mojave River at Afton Canyon Photos of the Mojave River from headwaters to termination Mojave River Posts Photos of the Mojave River from headwaters to ...
  • River’s End
    It is the strangest thing; the river; I follow it downstream and it becomes smaller and smaller and smaller. With every step, ...
  • Lake Adelaide
    by Walter Feller A small dam was erected to raise the water level up against a gate to a flume that could be ...
  • Technology Advancements in Wells
    from; A Quick History of Water Wells by Hanna Landis Until the early 19th century, water wells were still dug by hand. In 1808 in ...
  • End of the River
    Rather than growing wider and emptying into the sea the Mojave River becomes smaller and smaller finding its way in the sand ...
  • Cottonwoods with Character
    Beware of the ‘TREENADO!’Mojave River, Victorville, Ca.
  • West Fork – Mojave River
    Just Sayin’ I suppose, if there is any hard and clear boundary to the Mojave Desert that this is where it is. Over ...
  • Springs & Things — Before Time Began
    I have heard that the Paiute Indians have a legend–a story they would tell about a giant who crossed the desert with ...
  • The Black Bridge
    “One of Victor’s (Jacob Nash Victor) greatest contributions was supervision of a number of bridges constructed in San Bernardino County. The first ...
  • Victor Valley Crossings
    Fr. Francisco Hermenegildo Tomás Garcés, (April 12, 1738 – July 18, 1781) was a Spanish priest who crossed the Mojave Desert in ...
  • Crossing the Mojave: Kit Carson (1829)
    Leaving the headwaters of the Verde River in Arizona the party traveled to the Colorado River to the Mohave villages scattered along ...
  • Junior’s Ranch
    Mrs. Kemper Campbell by Eva Neal Mrs. Kemper Campbell, with her husband and their law partner, Mr. Sorenson, acquired the Verde Ranch in 1924. ...
  • Bear Lake, Baldwin Lake and Big Bear Lake
    in the summer of 1845, Benjamin D Wilson, own part of the interest in the Jurupa Rancho, site of the present city ...
  • Scouts & Scalps
    The characteristic account of the hazards of traveling through the Mojave during pioneer days appears in the journal of General John Charles ...
  • Indian Raids
    In 1840, raiders under Peg-leg Smith and Wakara, an Indian renegade, made a simultaneous attack against a number of ranches in Southern ...
  • Huntington’s Station
    Huntington’s Station was the first trading post in the area, and although Heber Huntington only owned it from 1873 to 1878, it ...
  • Farmland – Oro Grande
    Farmland in Oro Grande “During his years at the upper crossing, Captain Lane, as Aaron was known throughout much of his life in ...

Mojave River Photos

West Fork
Hesperia
Upper Narrows
Barstow
Basin