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Death Valley's gold mining camp, Skiddo. In it's heyday in 1907, the town had a newspaper, a bank, a school, a brothel, telephone service, and at least one saloon. It was prosperous for less than two years and had a population of 500. The town is surrounded by mountains.
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00073752 Works Progress Administration Collection WPA 9174 5x7 CARL0000077230 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3096
Gold mines and mining--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) California--Gold discoveries Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Works Progress Administration Collection photographs