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West of Death Valley

A little west of Death Valley, a sister valley hugs one of the most amazing buttresses of granite on the planet. Owens Valley is nestled in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains, which stretch north and south for hundreds of miles along the spine of California. 358 more words


The Forgotten California - The Eastern Sierra

Camping at Tuttle Creek. Owens Valley, California.

Source: Google Maps


Morning sun reaching the higher peaks first.

Sunrise over the Inyo Mountain Range.

Mt Williamson (above). 36 more words


Wintry Owens Valley

In the middle of my visit to Death Valley last week, I made a side trip through California’s Owens Valley.  The snow level was much lower than in previous years as California has been hit with numerous storms this winter. 17 more words


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Taken on the Onion Valley Road.

Source: Google Maps

In the Great Basin. With the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range in the background….

September 2016.

I really miss that part of California…..


Hitching Up

Twenty Mule Team

Owens Valley, California


#TDIWH—January 13, 1916: Los Angeles Water Supply Purity

January 13, 1916: Municipal Journal editorial–Purity of Los Angeles Water Supply. “That the construction of the new Los Angeles aqueduct and the reservoirs forming a part of the aqueduct system of water supply for that city has been conducted and terminated in a most creditable way is the opinion of the majority of engineers who are familiar with the work. 497 more words