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Title
Death Valley's Scotty's Castle
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Creator
Frashers Inc
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The front exterior of Scotty's Castle in Death Valley. An American flag waves from the tallest turret tower, and two palm trees stand in front of the Spanish-style building. Mountains sit behind, and a rock with writing on it sits at the side of the entrance road. Formerly called Death Valley Ranch, it was built, but never completed, in the 1920s. Flamboyant cowboy, storyteller, Walter Scott, convinced Chicago millionaire Albert Johnson to invest in his (fraudulent) gold mine in the Death Valley area. Johnson actually spent time vacationing and recuperating from illness at the property, which is now a museum.
Type
image
Format
Postcards
Identifier
00073699
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Death Valley
CARL0000076894
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/115462
Subject
Scotty's Castle
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Trees--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Rocks--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Museums--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Dwellings--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Scott, Walter E.1872-1954
Johnson, Albert,1904-1993
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)

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