STAGES

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October 08, 1893:  “INYO INDEPENDENT: W. K. MILLER OF LONE PINE returned some days ago from the new placer mining camp 45 miles east of Mojave. In a letter he says: “While there I saw one nugget that was worth over $1000 and a number ranging from $20 to $40. Everything about the mines looks very favorable. About 100 men … More >


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RAILROAD

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June 3, 1912; “STOCK TRAIN MAKES A RECORD VALLEY RUN.  A stock special consisting of forty cars of stock made a record run over the San Joaquin division yesterday.  The stock was loaded at Cantil and Mojave by L. V. Olcese and made the run between the latter point and this city in 2 hours and 30 minutes.  Following a … More >


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SURFACE ROADS

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November 12, 1915: “CANTIL NOTES – The Valley Improvement Society was organized October 30 at a business and social gathering of the residents of the valley.  The purpose of the organization is to secure for the community social and educational advancement as well as post office facilities and good roads.  At the first meeting W. S. Burdick and L. H. … More >


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