Re: Nameing Death Valley - DVRR was too contemporary


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Posted by NoKarma4U on October 10, 2002 at 13:32:00:

In Reply to: Re: Nameing Death Valley posted by LeRoy Johnson on October 10, 2002 at 10:25:38:

The DVRR was founded and operated well after the turn of the 20th century. It was founded in 1916 as a short spur line between DV Junction and the Borax mining town of Ryan. The DVRR operated up until 1927 -- largely carrying tourists in its declining years. In spite of its name, it never actually entered Death Valley proper. And, of course, the Baldwin No. 2 engine now sits at the museum at Furnace Creek.

NK4U


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