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Title supplied by cataloger.; Print is backwards.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated November 9, 1937 reads, "E. A. Moross with his scientific prospecting equipment greeting Geo. Grant who still uses this old familiar method of burros." A resident of Mosherville, Michigan, Ernest Moross was a pioneer American auto racer. At one time, Moross managed Barney Oldfield and oversaw the Indianapolis Speedway. In the late-1930s, Moross' prospecting equipment was valued at $50,000.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00094505 HeraldÂ Examiner Collection HE box 88 CARL0005026453 http://18.104.22.168/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29145
Moross, Ernest A.,--1874-1949 Prospecting--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Prospecting--Equipment and supplies Donkeys--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Deserts--California, Southern Automobiles--California, Southern Campers--California, Southern Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs