Eastern Mojave Vegetation Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad  
 

Tom Schweich  

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Other articles: Crucero Road at US I-40 U. S. Interstate 40 at Ludlow

Locations: Ludlow.  

Ludlow

 

Other articles: Crucero Road 66000 Field Notes Stop 2017-1-5

Locations: Broadwell Lake.
Full Size ImageTonopah & Tidewater roadbed north on Broadwell Lake  

Broadwell Lake
 

Broadwell

 

Other articles: Crucero Road 34000 Field Notes Stop 2017-1-4

Locations: Mesquite Spring.
Full Size ImageField Trip Stop 2017-1-4, Mesquite Spring.  

Mesquite

 

Other articles: Union Pacific Maintenance Road near Crucero Field Notes 16 Apr 2017

Locations: Crucero.
Full Size ImageUnion Pacific tracks at Crucero, looking toward Kelso.  

Crucero

 
 

Rasor

 
 

Soda

 

Other articles: Interstate 15 Baker

Locations: Baker.  

Baker

 
 

Silver Lake

 
 

Riggs

 

Other articles: Field Notes at Field Trip Stop 1-2
Full Size ImageCut on the former Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad.  

Railroad cut.

Other articles: Kingston Wash Road Valjean

Locations: Valjean.  

Valjean

 
 

Dumont

 
 

Sperry

 
 

Acme

 

Literature Cited:
- Lum, Maria, Reynolds, Robert E., and Andrew Sanders., 2001.
Full Size ImageHanging Gardens at the Amargosa Gorge.  

View looking south of the "Hanging Gardens" that have formed when waterfalls flowed from the contact at the base of a conglomerate. These ancient cascades with mineral-rich "hard water" have left travertine onyx drapes that contain imprints of fossil vegetation (Lum, et al., 2001).

The roadbed of theTonopah and Tidewater is seen in the middleground.

Photograph taken from the purplish outcrop of Zabriskie Quartzite.

Other articles: Old Spanish Trail Road Tecopa

Locations: Tecopa.  

Tecopa

 
 

Zabriskie

 

Locations: Shoshone.  

Shoshone

 
 

Evelyn

 

Other articles: California Highway 127 at Death Valley Junction

Locations: Death Valley Junction.
Full Size ImageBill Walsh and a T&T Ten-Wheeler  

Death Valley Junction

 
 

Scranton

 
 

Leeland

 
 

Ashton

 
 

Carrara

 

Locations: Beatty.  

Beatty

 
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Lum, Maria, Reynolds, Robert E., and Andrew Sanders. 2001. The Hanging Gardens of Amargosa Canyon. pp. 65-67 in Reynolds, Robert E.. 2001 Desert Research Symposium. The Changing Face of the East Mojave Desert. April 2001..
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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/17/2017 2:16:47 PM