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Twenty mule team days in Death Valley

Harold O. Weight

Twenty mule team days in Death Valley

with some observations on the natural history of mules and muleskinners, and the mining of desert borax, and a reprint of Henry G. Hanks" report on Death Valley, 1883

by Harold O. Weight

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Published by Calico Press in Twentynine Palms, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Borax mines and mining -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.),
    • Mules.,
    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harold O. Weight.
      SeriesSouthwest panorama,, no. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.D2 W44 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5998198M
      LC Control Number66031305

      Get this from a library! Twenty mule team days in Death Valley: with some observations on the natural history of mules and muleskinners, and the mining of desert borax, and a reprint of Henry G. Hanks' report on Death Valley, [Harold O Weight]. pages / 18 photographs / the entire story of these famous freighters TWENTY MULE TEAM OF DEATH VALLEY: TALES OF WHITE GOLD, PARCHED DESERT, AND IRON MEN by steve greene Acquire this page historic account on Amazon: Paperback The twenty mule team is an iconic legend of the Death Valley territory and Mojave Desert. Its operation.

        Possibly the last appearance of the historic 20 Mule Team Wagons that carried borax over Death Valley. These wagons are over years old and are becoming increasingly delicate with age. Map of the Original Routes of the Twenty Mule Teams: $ 9" X 12" Runaway Mules Poster: $ Fifty Years in Death Valley Book (Temporarily Out of Stock) $ Death Valley Days VHS - The Big Team Rolls (30 minutes) $ Death Valley Days VHS - Death Valley Scotty (30 minutes) $ Death Valley Days VHS.

      Despite changes in packaging, 20 Mule Team Borax has remained unchanged for more than years. In some cases, the twenty mule teams of Death Valley actually consisted of eighteen mules and two horses. Between and , the twenty mule teams hauled more than 20 million pounds of borax out of Death Valley. On a visit to the Death Valley National Park you definitely cannot miss out on the hike of the Twenty Mule Team Canyon. The canyon is a perfect place for an easy hike and is also good to capture photographs. a much recommended visit in the Death valley.


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20 Mule Team Days in Death Valley Paperback – January 1, by Harold O. Weight (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(3). First published inthis is a wonderful book on the mule team days in California’s Death Valley during the 19th century.

It contains observations on the natural history of mules and muleskinners, and the mining of desert borax. There is also a reprint of Henry G. Hanks’ Report on Death Valley from /5(3). Death Valley Days is an American old-time radio and television anthology series featuring true accounts of the American Old West, particularly the Death Valley country of southeastern d in by Ruth Woodman, the program was broadcast on radio until From toit became a syndicated television series, with reruns (updated with new Original network: Syndication.

White treasure --The long road to Mojave --Wagons to haul through hell --"God made mules a-purpose" --Death Valley and its borax / by Henry G. Hanks --The long line skinners --Tales of twenty mule days --The great days end --Death Valley's "trademark" --Map of Borax trails --inside back cover.

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Watching Death Valley Days did not disclose the fascinating history behind the use of borax, nor the struggles involved in the mining and transportation of this very valuable product/5.

Created by Ruth Woodman. With Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson. Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley/10().

Once committed, Smith jumped in with both feet. He refurbished two Death Valley wagons, trained a new mule team and sent it to the St. Louis Exposition. He published a booklet titled The 20 Mule Team And A Sketch Of Its Famous Driver Borax Bill. “Borax Bill” was, in fact, William Parkinson, a bulky man who knew little about mules.

Twenty-Mule Team Days in Death Valley by Harold O. Weight () The 20 Mule Team & its Famous Driver, Borax Billby Pacific Coast Borax Co. - The Great California Desertsby W. Storrs Lee () Making "out of print" and "hard to find" books easier to find.

Twenty-mule teams were teams of eighteen mules and two horses attached to large wagons that transported borax out of Death Valley from to They traveled from mines across the Mojave Desert to the nearest railroad spur, miles ( km) away in routes were from the Harmony and Amargosa Borax Works to Daggett, California, and later Mojave.

20 Mule Team Days in Death Valley by Weight, Harold O. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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 The Museum building was originally constructed in by Smith and used as an office, bunk house and ore-checking station for miners in Twenty Mule Team Canyon.

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Twenty mule team days in Death Valley by Harold O. Weight,Calico Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Twenty Mule Team of Death Valley Book $ 20 Mule Team B&W 16x20 $ Mule People $. It is called Twenty Mule Team of Death Valley, Tales of White Gold, Parched Desert, and Iron Men, by Steve Greene.

It is a page book with black and white photographs, telling the story from Aaron and Rosie Winters to William Coleman to Francis Smith and through the later times as new generations began to lose sight of the borax significance.Read "20 Mule Team Days in Death Valley" by Harold O.

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