"Bodie, once a busy city!" Top 5 Page for this destination Bodie State Historic Park by JLBG
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A gold slab reminds that gold was discovered here in 1859… No sorry, it should be a gold slab but it is not. Is it a golden slab ? I am afraid is not, neither. I would bet for a brass slab! Too bad but everybody will understand that even a golden slab would not remain for long on display!
Bodie is one of the well preserved ghost towns of the west. It is in Mono county, 120 km south to Lake Tahoe, at an elevation of 2,550 m (8,400 feet). To reach Bodie, you must drive a dusty 8 km (13 miles) long road, off of state highway 395.
The town was abandoned around WWII and became Bodie State Historic Park in 1962. Since then, it is ruled by the California State Park System and kept “in a state of arrested decay”.
Bishop, in Inyo county, prides itself to be the "Mule Capital of the World". It is on US Highway 395, the main... more travel advice
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