Lone Pine, CA in 1935.

Take notice to the drug store sign on the left, “The only drug store, between the top & bottom of the United States.” Making reference to Mt. Whitney (the tallest point in all of the US, at that time), and Badwater, being the lowest.

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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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