Panamint Valley
November 16, 2014

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On Sunday, November 16, I toured the Panamint Valley with friends. We stopped in Trona for lunch at Esparza Family Restaurant. We visited the ghost town of Ballarat and continued up the Indian Ranch Road on the east side of the Panamint Valley. We surveyed the valley from the Father Crowley Viewpoint.

Searles Valley, November 16, 2014 Monuments at the turnoff to Trona Pinnacles.

Epsom Salts Monorail Monument, November 16, 2014 Epsom Salts Monorail Monument

John & Dennis Searles Wagon Routes Monument, November 16, 2014 John & Dennis Searles Wagon Routes Monument

Trona Pinnacles - An ancient and Fantastic Landscape, November 16, 2014 Trona Pinnacles - An ancient and Fantastic Landscape

Trona Pinnacles - Three Groups, Four Tufa Shapes, November 16, 2014 Trona Pinnacles - Three Groups, Four Tufa Shapes

Famous Trona Pinnacles are a National Landmark, November 16, 2014 Famous Trona Pinnacles are a National Landmark

Panamint Valley, November 16, 2014 Searles Valley Minerals Headquarters panorama.

Panamint Valley from the Trona Wildrose Road at the crest of the Slate Range, November 16, 2014 Panamint Valley from the Trona Wildrose Road at the crest of the Slate Range.

Panamint Valley panorama from the Trona Wildrose Road, November 16, 2014 Panamint Valley panorama from the Trona Wildrose Road

Photography Prints Panamint Valley Panorama, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 12 inches by 48 inches.

Panamint City Monument, November 16, 2014 Panamint City Monument at the turnoff to Ballarat.

Panamint City Monument, November 16, 2014 The pipe on top of the Panamint City Monument points at the location of the city in the Panamint Mountains in the distance.

Panamint City Monument, November 16, 2014 Panamint City Monument

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Ballarat Post Office, November 16, 2014 The Ballarat Post Office closed in 1917.

Panorama of Ballarat and the Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014 Panorama of Ballarat and the Panamint Mountains.

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Ballarat Monument, November 16, 2014 Ballarat Monument

Old cabin in Ballarat, November 16, 2014 Old cabin in Ballarat.

Old truck in Ballarat, November 16, 2014 Old truck in Ballarat.

Ballarat Store, November 16, 2014 The Ballarat Store.

Collection of antique machinery, November 16, 2014 A collection of antique machinery has been assembled at Ballarat.

Panorama of the Panamint Mountains from Indian Ranch Road, November 16, 2014 Panorama of the Panamint Mountains from Indian Ranch Road.

Photography Prints Panamint Mountains Panorama, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 96 inches.

Panamint Dry Lake and the north end of Panamint Valley, November 16, 2014 Panamint Dry Lake and the north end of Panamint Valley.

Looking up an alluvial fan at the Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014 Looking up an alluvial fan at the Panamint Mountains.

Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014 Panamint Mountains

Photography Prints Panamint Mountain Foothillsa, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014 Panamint Mountains

Photography Prints Panamint Mountains, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

Panorama of the foothills of the Panamint Mountains from Indian Ranch Road, November 16, 2014 Panorama of the foothills of the Panamint Mountains from Indian Ranch Road.

Burros are a common sight in the Mojave Desesrt, November 16, 2014 Burros are a common sight in the Mojave Desesrt.

Burro, November 16, 2014 This burro just stood and watched as I drove past.

Blowing sand, November 16, 2014 Strong winds were blowing sand across the Trona Wildrose Road.

Panorama from the junction of the Panamint Valley Road and State Route 190, November 16, 2014 Panorama from the junction of the Panamint Valley Road and State Route 190.

Photography Prints Panamint Valley - State Route 190 Panorama, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 12 inches by 72 inches.

Panorama of the Panamint Valley from the Father Crowley Viewpoint, November 16, 2014 Panorama of the Panamint Valley from the Father Crowley Viewpoint.

Photography Prints Panamint Valley From Father Crowley Viewpoint Panorama, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 15 inches by 72 inches.

Panamint Valley from the Father Crowley Viewpoint, November 16, 2014 Panamint Valley from the Father Crowley Viewpoint.

Photography Prints Panamint Valley From Father Crowley Viewpoint, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.

The Argis Range from the Father Crowley Viewpoint, November 16, 2014 The Argis Range from the Father Crowley Viewpoint.

Photography Prints The Argis Range from the Father Crowley Viewpoint at Sunset, November 16, 2014. You can purchase prints of this photo as large as 16 inches by 24 inches.



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