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

Ashford Mill Ruins

 
 
Ashford Mill Ruins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
1. Ashford Mill Ruins Marker
Inscription. In 1914, gold ore from the Golden Treasure Mine, 5 miles to the east, was processed here for shipment to a smelter. Legend has it that the Ashford Brothers sold the mine for $50,000 to a Hungarian Count, who later sold it to B.W. McCausland for $105,000.
 
Location. 35° 55.183′ N, 116° 40.954′ W. Marker is near Shoshone, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from Badwater Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shoshone CA 92384, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located inside of Death Valley National Park. Temperatures are extremely high. Be careful.
 
Also see . . .  Legends of America - Ashford Mine and Mill. (Submitted on October 12, 2015.)
 
Categories. Natural ResourcesNotable Places
 
Ashford Mill Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
2. Ashford Mill Ruins
Ashford Mill Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Trev Meed, circa 2015
3. Ashford Mill Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2015, by Trev Meed of Round Mountain, Nevada. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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