The early days of cattle ranching in the Mojave Desert; 1938. Location unknown.

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.

  • SilenceIsConsent

    Life was so starkly different on so many levels by comparison of our over populated, over consumptive world today. Then I think, what did they do when they got a toothache, broke an arm or worse, no stores, electricity. Ouch.