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Local Landmarks and Personal Favorites in Inyo County
 
Cerro Gordo Near Death Valley, California
Cerro Gordo Marker on US 395
 
Cerro Gordo Near Death Valley, California
 
Grave on US 395 Near the Ghost Town of Cerro Gordo, California
Grave Near the Cerro Gordo Marker
Luna F. Bean
1869 - 1909

All Photos 18 February 2007
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Cerro Gordo
Cerro Gordo Road
Inyo Mountains
Year 1865
 
Cerro Gordo

Cerro Gordo discovered by Mexicans in 1865 was at $17,000,000 Inyo's wealthiest mineral producer. Silver, lead, zinc, water and supplies all went by mule train, tram, the "Bessie Brady" boat across Owens Lake and Remi Nadeau mule teams to build the Pueblo of Los Angeles.

Dedicated June 14, 1980
Slim Princess Chapter No. 395
E Clampus Vitus

The ghost town of Cerro Gordo is situated in the Inyo Mountains shown in the background of these photographs. On the other side of the Inyo Mountains lies Death Valley.
 

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