Death Valley

Rhonda Mine

Back in 2007, a friend told us to check out this semi-modern gold mill tucked away in a seldom-visited canyon of the Mojave desert. The mill with most of the equipment still there was a great find.

Up on a high and steep slope, the Rhonda mill looks like it was last worked in the 1960s. There was never a road here, so all the equipment was brought in on the backs of mules. That was quite an achievement.

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