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Boron, California

03 Aug

What on earth will you find in Boron California?  A big desert for one.  Boron is known for the Twenty Mule Team Museum.   Also Boron is home to Califonia’s largest open-pit mine, which is also the largest Borax mine in the world. 

It’s dusty out there.  Not too many trees to provide shade.  But there have been some pretty important events in and around the Boron.   The movie Zombie Hunter was filmed in the area.  Erin Brochovich was also filmed in Boron.

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Posted by on August 3, 2008 in California, Photography

 

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8 responses to “Boron, California

  1. Fotomodelki

    August 3, 2008 at 3:40 pm

    Great vehicle!

     
  2. itiswell

    August 3, 2008 at 10:44 pm

    Ive seen a car similar to that one in Grand Rapids. I hope you had a good weekend off! (((hugs)))

     
  3. betty

    August 4, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    I guess it’s cheaper than painting. 🙂 I like it!

     
  4. Burstmode

    August 5, 2008 at 2:26 pm

    Death Valley Days brought to you by Borax…

     
  5. FeynmanFan

    August 6, 2008 at 7:21 pm

    Maybe the stickers are holding the car together.

     
  6. Nancy

    August 7, 2008 at 6:16 pm

    If they get enough stickers on the car they would never have to paint it!

     
  7. Ben

    August 9, 2008 at 7:48 am

    I had to do a triple take on that Jeep – where it’s parked and with all those stickers all over it, I thought maybe someone had put something on the roof as well – it looked rather odd until I realized it’s just a pillar for an entryway behind it!

     
  8. MrScribbler

    August 9, 2008 at 1:37 pm

    Boron? Okay. I have fond memories of the roads nearby…empty, they were, and therefore perfect for a jaunt in a 1000-horsepower car.

    Hope you avoided Trona, however. Much livelier town but the odor is, well, indescribable.

     

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