E.M. Hamilton, discoverer of Willow Springs Mine near Rosamond, Antelope Valley, at the mine, ca.1900

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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.

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