Goler, CA in 1911. Gold was discovered in Goler Canyon in 1893, and was the direct cause of the prospecting boom in the Rand Mining District.

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.