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by Robert C. Likes

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Robert C. Likes
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978-0912494159
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0912494158
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The Cerro Gordo Mines are a collection of abandoned mines located in the Inyo Mountains, near Lone Pine, California in Inyo County, California

The Cerro Gordo Mines are a collection of abandoned mines located in the Inyo Mountains, near Lone Pine, California in Inyo County, California. Mining operations were undertaken from 1866 until 1957, producing high grade silver, lead, and zinc ore. Some ore was smelted on site, but larger capacity smelters were eventually constructed along the shore of nearby Owens Lake.

Bob was our dear friend and mentor in the last years of his life. He was born on this date in 1932 and passed away on February 15, 2011. His memory lives on in the histories he kept alive and his art work. He wrote his first book on Cerro Gordo ("From This Mountain-Cerro Gordo") with Glenn R. Day at this time.

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The Cerro Gordo Mines were a collection of mines located in the Inyo Mountains, in Inyo County, California. Hertz, Richard, "Awesome Ghost Towns," Blue Note Books, 2005. org/view?docId kt4779n8nm&doc. view entire text&brand oac.

Cerro Gordo Mines, Keeler: Address, Phone Number, Cerro Gordo .

Like everyone else said, the road up the mine is quite a trek, we were glad that we were given a 4x4 rental. Robert showed us around and answered all our questions and more, the gentlemen himself is a treasure by his own right.

It’s situated near Death Valley National Park on the edge of the Inyo Mountains in Owens Valley.

Called Cerro Gordo, which means fat hill in Spanish, the more than 150-year-old town is located about 200 miles north of Los Angeles, 400 miles southeast of San Francisco and 200 miles west of Las Vegas. It’s situated near Death Valley National Park on the edge of the Inyo Mountains in Owens Valley. Buildings in Cerro Gordo. Cerro Gordo is fairly remote.

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The Tale of Cerro Gordo. Like many mines in the area, Cerro Gordo was boom or bust, with the value of silver dropping drastically, forcing it to close for good in 1877. Like water, Los Angeles has a long history of mineral extraction from Owens Valley: from borax and salt from Death Valley and the famous 20 Mule Team, to gold in the Eastern Sierra. In 1862, a Mexican prospector named Pablo Flores struck silver in what is now known as Cerro Gordo, a mine on the western slope of the Inyo Mountains, roughly 30 miles, or 50 kilometers southeast of Independence, California.

The Cerro Gordo Mines are a collection of abandoned mines located in the Inyo Mountains .

The Cerro Gordo Mines are a collection of abandoned mines located in the Inyo Mountains, near Lone Pine, California in Inyo County, California. 70186′W, 3. 377100°N 11. 9503100°W, 3. 377100; -117. 79503100 (Cerro Gordo Mines).

A history of the Cerro Gordo mining district near Keeler, California, focusing on the 50 years between 1880 and 1930.