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Death Valley's Scotty's Castle
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Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Frashers Inc
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A view from above of Scotty's Castle in Death Valley. Mountains are behind and trees are surround the front area. 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.
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
Death Valley
Scotty's Castle
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Trees--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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