• Ft Yuma Indian Reservation, CA (2300)

    A structure that looks like it might have been a passenger railroad station. Its on a main east-west rail line on the Ft Yuma Indian Reservation, which is directly across the Colorado from Yuma, AZ.

  • Ft Yuma Indian Reservation, CA (2296)

    A structure that looks like it might have been a passenger railroad station. Its on a main east-west rail line on the Ft Yuma Indian Reservation, which is directly across the Colorado from Yuma, AZ.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1492)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat.


  • Quartzsite, AZ (1485)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, one of two abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat. Surprisingly the smaller of the structures (this one), had a basement that was at least 6' deep and as…

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1484)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1483)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat.


  • Quartzsite, AZ (1482)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, one of two abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat. Surprisingly the smaller of the structures (this one), had a basement that was at least 6' deep and as…

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1481)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1479)

    On the east side of Quartzsite, abandoned buildings that seemed to date back to when the area was a mining town, not a snowbird RV retreat.


  • Quartzsite, AZ (1478)

    Quartzsite life.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1477)

    Part of what there is to do in Quartzsite is to shop for rocks -- not search for them, shop for them.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1476)

    One thing the people seem to come to Quartzsite to do is to shop in flea markets...


  • Quartzsite, AZ (1466)

    A fairly creative RV.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1465)

    More of RV culture in Quartzsite.

  • Quartzsite, AZ (1463)

    Quartzsite represents an RV culture that I've always found confounding. It's in the middle of nowhere, yet large numbers of snowbird RV folk come and park there for a few months in the winter. What do they do? How do they keep from going crazy? I do…


  • Quartzsite cemetery (1460)

    Handmade headstone at the cemetery in Quartzsite, AZ.

  • Quartzsite cemetery "Hi Jolly" memorial (1459)

    Backside of the memorial in the Quartzsite, AZ cemetery honoring Haiji Ali ("Hi Jolly"). The triangular dark stone in about the middle of the pyramid appears to be a petroglyph (see the largest version of the picture).

  • Quartzsite cemetery "Hi Jolly" memorial (1458)

    Sign describing the efforts to introduce camels to the Arizona desert in the 1850's, and the role of Haiji Ali ("Hi Jolly"), a Syrian, in adapting the camels to the American desert.


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