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20 Mule Team, Borax Works, Death Valley

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Comments (6)

The Man in the Maze™ on August 10, 2011

LIKE 1 - this picture represent a piece of history of the American south-west epic run to gold and silver!

Hubert J. (Janiszews… on August 10, 2011

Oh yeah, 20 Mule Team is one of the icons of the west history. In XIX century these wagons, full of borax, has been carried by 20 mules through 250 kilometers of desert from Borax Works to the nearest train station! Here is more about history of '20 Mule Team' if anyone is interested.

malby on August 19, 2011

Świetne! Biedne muły, musiały się mocno napracować :( L

Hubert J. (Janiszews… on August 19, 2011

No lekko pewnie nie miały, ale muły to twardziele ;-)

RWBlack on September 24, 2011

We don't have Kilometers in this country. ;)

Hubert J. (Janiszews… on September 24, 2011

Sure RWBlack, but do you think mules cared whether it were miles or kilometers? :-))

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 3, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Hubert J. (Janiszews…
    • Camera: Canon EOS 40D
    • Taken on 2011/06/12 13:38:52
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/2000)
    • Focal Length: 38.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO1000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash