The interpretive white gold sign in Death Valley, California gives you a few of the details of the pioneer days when white gold or borax was mined. This trail is the Harmony Borax Works Interpretive Trail where back in the 1880's mule teams hauled their train loads of white gold to the railroad station in Mojave.The mules walked across Death Valley for four and a half miles on an unpaved road where the land was cluttered with mudhills. The whole journey was approximately 165 miles. On this trail in Death Valley National Park in California you will find sun dried brick walls that have crumbled over the years and the broiler and a few of the vats that were used.This was the first place in Death Valley where white gold was actually found and mining was successful for awhile. The 1890's brought the Harmony Borax to a close and the whole set up was moved on to Daggett as the traveling distance to the railway station was not so far.Today, where white gold or borax was once found, is where many tourists wander the loop trail and learn the history of this site in Death Valley National Park in California, USA.Harmony Borax Works Interpretive Trail, Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, California, USA, North America.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1DS, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 21mm.
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