Panoramic photo series of Death Valley, taken by A. Y. Pearl in 1905. (set 2)

A.Y. Pearl was the General Manager of the Death Valley Prospecting and Mining Company. During his time in Death Valley he published several sets of intimate photographs of the Valley. Pearl published the book, “Death Valley, California, one of the hotest [sic] places on earth.”  He was also involved with “Death Valley” Scotty, playing a role in the ambush at Wingate Pass.

The original captions are lost, I present the images only.

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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.

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