The School house in Littlerock, CA – circa 1903.

Littlerock, CA – located in the Antelope Valley, near Palmdale. The year was 1903, and this was the town’s school house.

Today, Littlerock is known as “The Fruit Basket of the Antelope Valley.” There are orchards of fruit trees such as almonds, apples, peaches, and pears, along the side of the roads around Highway 138. Population is currently around 1,400.

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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.