Inyo County Points of Interest

Cerro Gordo Near Death Valley, California Cerro Gordo Marker on US 395
Inyo Mountains in Background
Grave on US 395 Near the Ghost Town of Cerro Gordo, California Grave Near the Cerro Gordo Marker
Luna F. Bean
1869 - 1909

All Photos 18 February 2007
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Cerro Gordo
Cerro Gordo Road
Inyo Mountains
Year 1865

Cerro Gordo

Cerro Gordo discovered by Mexicans in 1865 was at $17,000,000 Inyo's wealthiest mineral producer. Silver, lead, zinc, water and supplies all went by mule train, tram, the "Bessie Brady" boat across Owens Lake and Remi Nadeau mule teams to build the Pueblo of Los Angeles.

Dedicated June 14, 1980

Slim Princess Chapter No. 395
E Clampus Vitus

The ghost town of Cerro Gordo is located in the Inyo Mountains. On the other side of the Inyo Mountains lies Death Valley.

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