November 23, 2015
Death Valley in Titus Canyon – Cotton Top Cactus – Out of solid rock grows such beauty!
Death Valley – Leadfield a Ghost Town in Titus Canyon – Ore was being exploited in Titus Canyon as early as 1905, but the townsite of Leadfield at the head of the canyon dates to the years 1925 and 1926. The product of extensive and fraudulent advertising by the Western Lead Mine Company and C.C. Julian, the town boomed in 1925. His advertising posters showed steamboats navigating the Amargosa River to Leadfield, ignoring the fact that the Amargosa River is dry much of the time and does not run within 20 miles of Leadfield.
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