Bagley’s Store in Twentynine Palms. Circa 1937.

Bagley’s market sold everything from apples to dynamite, provided notary service and was home to the first library and telephone switchboard in Twentynine Palms.

About the author

Jim Mattern

Jim is a scapegoat for the NPS, an author, adventurer, photographer, radio personality, guide, and location scout. His interests lie in Native American and cultural sites, ghost towns, mines, and natural wonders in the American Deserts.