10/05/2008, Sunday Morning
The middle number is the temperature inside our camper that morning.
The sun hasn't made it over our shaded area.Site locattion 36deg 54' 32"N-116deg 47' 09"W
Sunday Morning,moving on to Rhyolite ghost town.
Hwy374 dead ahead.
Someone had lost a cooler during the night,yea I checked it for beer,no luck.
Almost to Rhyolite, this was our first tothe ghost town.
Rhyolite from the entrance road.
Mines up on the hillside.
Rhyolite is managed by the BLM.
We would soon be among history saved and unknown amount of history losted.
This open air art center is just before the main town of Rhyolite.
Welcome sign to Goldwell Open Air Museum.
The Last Supper interperation by A. Szukal who owned this land until his death and a non-profit organization was formed to protect his works.
Posing by a giant miner and what looks some what like a penguin,humm in the desert.
This plaque disscribes some of Rhyolite history.
Not sure what this use to carry, but it has big wheels!
These building don't look as old as the rest of Rhyolite. The two young people in the foreground are from France,they said they love coming to America.
This one is part of the more modern times.
Next stop the Bottle House.
Its for sale,own your own store.
Signing the register.
Additional features at the Bottle house.
Amazing that one person would have the patience to build this house. You know that saying abour living in a glass house, don't throw rocks.
Tri-pod has come to the rescue for our picture.
Rhyolite Bottle House
Julie checking her shopping list, a store is always close by.
By this date this store is over a hundred years old.
Several of these signs describe each building.
This must have been a beautiful structure during its hayday.
Walking around to the side.
There are three of these basement in this bank.
Couldn't tell if this was just a rain gutter or some type of flashing.
Back view of Cook's Bank, this was most likey a storage/maintence room for this bank had electricity.
Julie is standing next to what is left of the storage/maintence building for the bank.
Rhyolite train station,its a shame that it behind a chainlink fence. this to protect the public and keep griffi dogs from leaving their mark that is on many of the other ruins.
This appears to be the main entrance.
Stardard Oil has been around for a long time, see the bullet holes in the top of the drum.
the item behind the fence is a end plate for a steam boiler with a openning for the fire chamber.
Rear of the station.
This was the Rhyolite sheiff's house.
Rhyolite jail. Nice sun porch.
Front view of teh jail.
A near by mine with a unsafe warning tag.
Passing by a old shack.