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Volume 1 (Revised): Guide to 50 Interesting and Mysterious Sites in The Mojave
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax
This first volume covers 50 sites in and around Afton Canyon, Barstow, Black Canyon, Crucero,
Rodman Mountains, Opal Mountains, and Yermo.
Bill Mann, aka "Short Fuse" launched this unique series of soft cover guide books (ranging from 95-
120 pages) on the Mojave Desert and the surrounding areas in 1998. This series of books features
page after page of color photos of the interesting and sometimes “mysterious” areas described in
the book. Mann provides his unique perspective on each site from his decades of experience as a
miner and desert explorer. GPS coordinates and written directions are provided to each site so the
reader can use the book as a "field copy" to locate and explore these destinations.

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Volume 2: Guide to 50 Interesting and Mysterious Sites in The Mojave
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax

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This second volume covers sites in and around Newberry Springs, Baker, Shoshone-Tecopa,
Turquoise Mountain, Valley Wells, and Mountain Pass.
Volume 3: Guide to The Calicos - Ghost Towns and Scenic Area
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax
This third volume covers sites in and around the Calico Mountains, including: Calico Ghost Town,
Calico Early Man Site, Borate, Daggett, Marion, Owl Canyon, Rainbow Basin, Sunrise Canyon,
Waterloo Mill, Waterman, Yermo-Otis. This volume also contains photos and information on the
famous 20-Mule Teams that hauled borax from the mines around the Calico Mountains.
Volume 4: Guide to The Remote & Mysterious Saline Valley
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax
This fourth volume covers sites in and around the Saline Valley including: Beveridge Ghost Camp,
Bad Water Springs, Big Silver Mine, Marble Canyon, Panamint Valley, Petroglyph Point, Salt
Tramway Ruins, Warm Springs, Waucoba Tungsten Mine, Willow Creek Camp.
Volume 5: Guide to The Beautiful & Historic Lucerne Valley
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax
This fifth volume covers sites in and around Lucerne Valley, including: Old Woman Springs, Rabbit
Springs, Hercules Finger, Gold Belt Mine, Gubler's Orchids, Grandview Mine, Bessemer Mine,
Willie Boy's Grave, Camp Rock Mine, Deep Creek Hot Springs, Copper Strand Mine, Giant Rock,
The Integratron, Wolf Mountain Sanctuary, and more!
Volume 6: Guide to Big Bear & Its Hidden Treasures
by Bill Mann
$19.95 Sale Price + Shipping & Sales Tax
This sixth volume covers sites in and around: Old Big Bear Dam, Old I S Ranch, Cedar Lake, Onyx
Mine, Rose Mine, Town Site of Doble, Lucky Baldwin Mine, Holcomb Valley, Town Site of Bellville,
Wilbur's Grave, Hitchcock Ranch (boy scout camp), Pan Hot Springs, Butler Peak Fire Lookout, Big
Bear Solar Observatory, Oak Knoll's Lodge.