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    Default Next stop on the ghost town trail.......The Tropico Mining Camp

    While not a whole "town", this would better be described as a camp but it is fairly good size. Tropico is just south-west of Mojave, California. I'll post more in this series over the next few days. I don't know what the condition of the camp is now but during the late 60's and early 70's when these photos were taken, it was open and deserted.
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    Don, You've definately outdone your photo postings with this town. I started drooling just seeing the fist picture of that house...but then the ore carts, and then looking at all those bottles in the window. WOW!!!

    I had to stop looking just to let you know that. Now if you'll excuse me, I'm gonna go back and drool some more.

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    I agree Darin! I'm drooling too!
    Don, what an awesome place. I'd be happy nowadays to find just an old foundation with a few boards in place and a collapsed headframe, you've seen the whole kit-and-caboodle, I'm green with envy.

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    Default Remarkable post, Don!

    Great photos. Makes you wonder what's left there today ----- if anything.

    Thank you for posting!!!

    Norm

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    Thank to all for the kind words. Well, I have more so put on your bibs so you can drool some more. And for Darin, drooling comes with old age so when you get to my age, ya just slobber all over yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dwinslow View Post
    And for Darin, drooling comes with old age so when you get to my age, ya just slobber all over yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by normanlclark View Post
    Great photos. Makes you wonder what's left there today ----- if anything.

    Thank you for posting!!!

    Norm





    Here's a small pic slide-showing from 2000. Much appears to be about the same.

    http://aeve.com/digitaldesert/tropico-gold-mine/

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    More great photos, I'm green with envy....Speedy

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    I'll join the queue of droolers, happily! Brilliant, just bloody brilliant!
    "Those were great old days. Everthing is very quiet now, isn't it?" Elfego Baca

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