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My 2015 Nevada/Mojave trip!
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 Posted: Fri Aug 21st, 2015 05:36 am
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I finally finished organizing the photos from my trip and getting everything posted to my website! The report on my trip begins here:

http://www.raydunakin.com/Site/Nevada_Trip_2015_Part_One.html


I had some car trouble again this year, and definitely need to find another SUV before my next trip. Also had a very scary near-wreck. But mostly I had a really great time and saw a lot of amazing stuff, including mines, mills, mining camps, pioneer ranch buildings, and a huge steam tractor. Here's a list of some of the places I visited this year:

Mazourka Canyon, CA
Black Eagle and Alhambra Mines, CA
Kearsarge, CA
Sylvania, NV
Sylvania Mine, NV
Four Aces Canyon mines, NV
Four Aces Mill, NV
White Wolf Mine, NV
Grantsville, NV
Nevada Cinnabar Mine, NV
Ione, NV
"White Ranch", O'Toole Ranch, "Adobe Ranch", Hess Ranch and others in the Reese River Valley, NV
Diamond Tunnel and Diamond Camp, NV
Eureka, NV
Willow Creek, NV
Keystone Canyon, NV
"Ground Zero" at the Project Faultless nuclear test site
Two mills in Eden Creek Canyon, NV
Clifford, NV
Tonopah, NV
South Klondike Hills, NV
Brannigan Mine, CA
Paymaster Mine, CA


I also added a lot of new reference photos to my Modeler's Resource pages:

http://www.raydunakin.com/Site/Modelers_Resource.html


Enjoy!



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 Posted: Fri Aug 21st, 2015 12:42 pm
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Thanks for the great pictures Ray. Are all these places protected some how? they see to be pretty untouched over time with little or no vandalism.
Thanks , Mike



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 Posted: Fri Aug 21st, 2015 04:58 pm
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No, very few of them are protected, and there is quite a bit of vandalism at most of the sites. I just don't show it. Also, the amount of vandalism depends on how remote the place is.



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 Posted: Fri Aug 21st, 2015 09:04 pm
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Amazing there is anything left.
Thanks , Mike



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 Posted: Sun Aug 23rd, 2015 03:47 am
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Nice trip report Ray. I'm glad your trip through the sagebrush wasn't any worse.
That battery loco is pretty amazing. That one and the shed and the generator are fodder for my late 30s models. Thanks for those. I've made it through page 4 of the trip report and now have to spend some time finishing up the rest and looking at the links.

Glad you are back!



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 Posted: Tue Sep 1st, 2015 11:25 pm
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As usual, excellent photos & details - thanks Ray. How unusual to find an almost intact battery mine loco.

Regards,                Michael 

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