Eastern Mojave Vegetation Remains of the general store and post office at the former town of Cross Roads.  
 

 

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  Remains of the general store and post office at the former town of Cross Roads.
Photograph taken September 22, 2000. The sign at left reads: "In the 1930's during the period of construction of the Metropolitan Water District aqueduct and the Parker Dam, the town of Cross Roads developed to a population of about 2,000 - 3,000 people. The town consisted of 5 grocery stores, 3 restaurants, pool hall, barber shop, beauty shop, mortuary, bowling alley, 3 service stations, several garages, 2 used car lots, church, power plant, several saloons, several tourist cabins, and numerous residences. This is the remains of the Cross Roads Mercantile Co., later renamed Schwanbeck's, the most prominent business of the community. During this time the store also served as a U.S. Post Office. Operation of store continued until 1973."

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