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Near Panamint Springs in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Skidoo Pipeline

 
 
Skidoo Pipeline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
1. Skidoo Pipeline Marker
Inscription.  The Skidoo Pipeline can be seen either north or south of this location. The pipeline, which ran from Birch Spring in Jail Canyon to the millsite 23 miles away, was completed in 1907 at a cost of $250,000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 36° 14.892′ N, 117° 7.993′ W. Marker is near Panamint Springs, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on Charcoal Kiln Road 3.7 miles east of Emigrant Canyon Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wildrose CCC Camp (approx. 3.2 miles away); Wildrose Charcoal Kilns (approx. 3.2 miles away); Skidoo (approx. 12.9 miles away); Skidoo Mill (approx. 13.1 miles away); Ballarat (approx. 14.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Skidoo Pipeline. “23 Skidoo” was a popular slang phrase in the early 1900’s. The town was given the name Skidoo because this pipeline was 23 miles long.
 
Skidoo Pipeline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
2. Skidoo Pipeline Marker
View of the area where the pipeline ran. image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
3. View of the area where the pipeline ran.
Skidoo Pipeline Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 26, 2020
4. Skidoo Pipeline Marker
View South image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 26, 2020
5. View South
The pipeline is no longer visible.
Skidoo Mill image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 26, 2020
6. Skidoo Mill
Water-powered stamps in the mill pulverized ore.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2015. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on November 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada.   4. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   5, 6. submitted on October 28, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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Feb. 25, 2021