California Ghost Towns & Mining Camps


Bodie, CA Church

Bodie, California Church. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander. Click for prints, downloads and products.

Ashford Mine and Mill in Death Valley

Ballarat – Death Valley Ghost Town

Belleville – Waiting for the Mother Lode

Bodie – A Ghostly Ghost Town

Calico – Revived From A Desert Grave

California Forts

California Ghost Town Slideshow (See Below)

Coloma – Gold Town to Ghost Town

Columbia – Gem of the Southern Mines

Darwin Barely Hangs On

Death Valley Ghost Towns

Death Valley Junction & the Haunted Amargosa Hotel

Ghost Town Stretch Across the Mojave Desert

Goffs – A Crusty Ghost

Amboy – No More Burgers at Roy’s

Ludlow Died Twice

Newberry Springs Has Seen Better Days

Daggett Survives

Cemetery in Calico, California

Cemetery in Calico, California

Furnace – Hope and Promise in Death Valley

The Furnace Creek Inn

Furnace Creek Ranch

Harrisburg – Striking Ore on Providence Ridge

Laws, California – An Outdoor Museum

Panamint City – A Hard-Broiled Hellhole

Placerville – Hub of the Mother Lode

The Rise and Fall of Cerro Gordo

Salton Sea: Ghost Town Lake in the California Desert

The Boomtown of Skidoo

Take nothing but photos – leave nothing  but footprints – break nothing but silence – kill nothing but time.

Explorer’s Code


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