California's historical Landmark No. 953
Formed in February 1964 captures the history of the train era between Nevada and California. It was in 1880 the Carson and Colorado Railroad Company was formed and incorporated. It was planned to run from Mound House, Nevada and Carson River to the Colorado River. However it never reached the Colorado River but stopped short at Keeler, California. With the railraod running west people started arriving at the Owner River.It was in April of 1883 that the first train arrived to what is now know as Laws. Not only was a train depot built, additionally a hotel,eating house,boarding house,pool hall,warehouse barber shop and several industrial buildings.Ranchers would also use the railroad to ship their crops.
The decline and Laws and the railroad over the years was a result of local mines closing, trucking becoming cheaper than rail freight and the City of Los Angeles buying most of the valley for the water rights.
The railroad was often refered to as "the railroad tha was built 300 miles too long or 300 years too soon."
For a complete history and an amazing trip through time visit the Laws Railroad Museum.
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Crowds can grow to 30,000 so get ready for the fun.
There are also barbecues, country dances and an arts & crafts show. All taking place at the foot of the beautiful Eastern Sierra.
For more information http://www.muledays.org/
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Sleeps: 8 people
Price range: $350,000
Property is an 'A' frame home that sits close to the ski in ski out pathways. It is about 50 yards away from the paths. Home has two bedrooms and a loft. A kitchen and a living area with a wood burning stove for heat. Electric is public and it has propane gas which is common in those areas. Homes in area sell for much more and most are very much larger in size. This home is a fixer for the investor who wants to either add on or build. Home shows cluttered right now but if one can look at the possibilities and the price you will see the value. This is a short sale and price is not guaranteed. Bank must approve price. Close to town and close to the airport too. Don't miss out on this investment opportunity.
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To celebrate Memorial Day Weekend Mammoth-style, join us for tons of on-snow activities like snow volleyball and ping pong, music on the sun deck, food and drink specials and more! We're opening additional lifts over Memorial Day Weekend to give you more access to acres upon acres of ride-able terrain. Chairs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 23, G1 and G2 will all operate, Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30*. So what are you waiting for? There's no time like the present to head to Mammoth!
Feeling competitive? Play your way to victory with our frozen t-shirt contest, bikini/boardshort dance-off and retro ski wear contests!
The Roving Mammoth Burrito Cat will be serving up a $10 beer + burrito special, with a free Mammoth t-shirt included (while supplies last).
What a blast! Come enjoy the fun and stay with us at
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Here are the dates and events
June 18-19. Vet/SR/Master Racing,June 18-Vet
Weekend Party in The Village
June 21-22. Mini Racing.
June 24. Open/Women/Schoolboy, and the DC Shoes Golf-X.
June 25. 250 Championships, including the FMF 2-Stroke Challenge,June 25-Championship Weekend Moti-Gras in The Village
June 26. 450 Championships.
Race Days Gates open at 5am, Practice Begins at 7am
Deals and Steals on Lodging during the Motocross available at http://mammothrentalbyowner.com/
Call for information (818)883-2488 or (888)472-5777
Registration opens May 10st
How to Enter the 2011 Mammoth Motocross:
Entries open for the public on May 10th
Pricing for all classed are as follows:
Vet/Sr/Master $130 per class for two day format
Vet Pro $155 and pays per moto finish 2 day format.
Entries for these classes open at 8am May 10th
All Mini Classes 50cc Shootout, 65cc, 85cc, Supermini, 85cc open, $130 per class for two day format. Entry for these classes opens at 12 noon on May 10th
Open, 250, 450, Women, Schoolboy, +25 Non Pro, FMF Two Stroke Challenge $90 one day format.
Entry for these classes opens at 2pm May 10th
All practice Days $35 and you must be a registered racer to participate in practice day.
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