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Golfers on the grass golf course at Death Valley's Furnace Creek Ranch
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Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Frashers Inc
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Federal Writers' Project
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Guests of the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley golf on the all-grass golf course. Built originally in 1927, it is the lowest golf course in the world, at 214 feet below sea level. At the end of the course are several horses stabled in a corral. Farther in the distance is the Furnace Creek Inn sitting at the base of mountains. The ranch was a working ranch in the late 1800s until it was made into a hotel in the 1930s. The inn opened in the 1927.
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Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 9149 4x5
Furnace Creek Inn (Death Valley, Calif. and Nev.)
Golf--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Golf courses--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Hotels--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Horses--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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