Re: Dirty Socks


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Posted by Cecile on November 19, 2002 at 19:14:44:

In Reply to: Trona posted by DirtySocks on November 18, 2002 at 14:00:29:

Also for good measure, Dirty Socks, here is how your hot springs got their name:

California Place Names - Edwin G. Gudde:
Hydrogen sulfide in the water might have given rise to the name. However, since this odor is hardly noticeable, the story that the miners washed and hung their socks in the natural washroom probably accounts for the name having been given to the place.


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