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    you need to learn how to read

    I think you need to learn how to read, couch potato. It really happened and the sun glinting off of a rifle barrel can be visible from a ++very++ long way.
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    Ryan camp is not "government operated" it is...

    Ryan camp is not "government operated" it is owned by a "charity" funded by Rio Tinto. The director of the "charity" is a former Rio Tinto CEO who is alleged to have donated the property to himself...
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    Both states are in serious decline. I'd recommend...

    Both states are in serious decline. I'd recommend avoiding any trips to both California and Nevada. While there are many beautiful areas and sights to be seen, bad actors abound. IMO both states are...
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    Ooops correct link for article:...

    Ooops correct link for article: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/03/24/5288166/historys-guardian-debated-in-death.html
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    Death Valley Ryan Mining Camp in the press

    An article about Rio Tinto stopping its donation of Ryan Camp to the National Park Service (in the works back in 2009) was in the Sacramento Bee this weekend. ...
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    Has the site been down?

    Or just my ISP? I tried to bring up the forum a few times over a period of about three weeks (?) and the website came back with an error saying "php error' or such like. steve
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    Ryan tourist train

    This picture (link) probably belongs on the history forum but illustrates how the site was enjoyed by the public prior to the tort lawsuit versus Rio Tinto (US Borax back then) which shut the site...
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    Thanks dery I am hoping to get my friend Jeff and...

    Thanks dery I am hoping to get my friend Jeff and maybe Steve the younger out to Amargosa Canyon soon (near Tecopa) it is awesome out there and those will be the next pics. Amargosa Canyon is pretty...
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    Excellent pics here very clear and good...

    Excellent pics here very clear and good colors...! thanks Matt.
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    Ryan Photos by GSEC an interesting stream here. ...

    Ryan Photos by GSEC an interesting stream here.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsec/5629088362/in/set-72157626394514045/
    It's likely more pics will appear here soon, taken from public land on the...
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    Ryan Blog

    Bob the property was closed to the public in approx 1956 or so subsequent to a tort lawsuit.

    http://law.justia.com/cases/california/cal2d/46/76.html

    You can hike along the old railroad grade to...
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    Death Valley View Hotel Ryan Death Valley ...

    Death Valley View Hotel Ryan Death Valley

    These pictures are in the public domain and may be freely distributed.
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    Ryan Camp revisited

    I can't say anything nice about the Corporate owners, so I won't say it. Suffice to say that Rio Tinto wants to keep this historic site secret and hidden from the public, with no public access, for...
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    white monster and pics

    It's a borate or colemanite claim in the park. Some people believe Rio Tinto wants to develop the claim or trade it for another property. Another opinion is that Rio wants a multi-million dollar tax...
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    Ryan Camp

    Here are a couple of public domain photos of Ryan Camp adjacent to Death Valley taken from a recent visit to public land in the area. Rio Tinto has kept this site under wraps since 1958 when US Borax...
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    Great pics josta looks like you had an exciting...

    Great pics josta looks like you had an exciting time there. I'd guess the truck is a Ford Model T truck by the look of the wheels...?
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    Nr Coaldale and Goldfield

    I'm not a pro but here are a few Goldfield snaps, with the first being near Coaldale, which is a bizarre abandoned place on the way to Goldfield.

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    This ancient water truck has been...
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    will post as full reply

    will post as full reply
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    Here is a drawing found of the hotel in its...

    Here is a drawing found of the hotel in its heyday http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/USHS_Shipler/id/3571


    Apparently the period photos of the hotel of the time have been...
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    The ghost was possibly attracted to that little...

    The ghost was possibly attracted to that little kid singing on TV in the background I'd bet. Plenty of time to be dead later on. Hopefully much later on. so forget about it.
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    The thought here is to revive this thread to...

    The thought here is to revive this thread to update the Canyon Diablo story somewhat. As late as 1905 the Canyon Diablo region was still lawless with a few residents left. An interesting story here...
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    The in-depth article with technical details on...

    The in-depth article with technical details on the referenced website is very interesting and a lot of work was put into that report, thanks. The original mill of twenty 950 pound stamps was pretty...
  23. What? These guys are in the country unlawfully +...

    What? These guys are in the country unlawfully + trespassing and the illegals sue the rancher - for taking steps to protect his own private property - and the illegals win the lawsuit...??? How can...
  24. Evidently the surviving family planned to re-open...

    Evidently the surviving family planned to re-open the site as a tourist spot... but cannot not find much more about it in the news. Looks like a very interesting place. ...
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    Here is a cool place for sale... very cool in...

    Here is a cool place for sale... very cool in winter (as in freeze your b&&t off) and in summer too well at least at night. Price reduced! :)
    http://www.petenevin.com/hardluckmine.html It's...
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