Mojave Desert Miners


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Early Postcard from Randsburg

Courtesy of Victor Valley College Local History Collection

My partners and I opened the Yellow Aster Mine.

The town of Randsburg grew up during this desert gold rush. My partners and I took out gold ore worth $25 million between 1895 and 1933.


An old mine at Red Mountain
Nearby the towns of Red Mountain and Johannesburg sprang up nearby.