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Man-made disaster; the eerie and deserted Salton Sea

Last week, my article featured our travels to Death Valley; from there, we were off to Yuma, AZ.  In route, we made a quick visit to the Salton Sea, a most spooky and strange story. We found Bombay Beach on the eastside of the Salton Sea. Bombay Beach, a former resort community was almost completely destroyed by huge […]

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The Salton Sea and Imperial Dam on the Colorado River; working together to prevent future floods!

An abandoned home in Bombay Beach, caused when flood waters reached almost to the home’s ceilings. Skeleton of luxury trailer home, mired in mud, at Bombay Beach Resort. The floods of 1976 and 1977, trailer homes under water along former shores of Salton Sea. The Great Flood of 1906, railroad tracks completely washed out between […]

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Traveling the US southern tier, California to Florida with frugal budget and teardrop trailer! (Part 1 of 4 installments)

  An abandoned trailer home in Salton Sea Beach, ruined when the lake overflowed and flooded all the resort towns in 1976/77. These huge settling ponds remove sediment from Colorado River at Imperial Dam, before the cleaner water is sent to the Imperial Valley. Army tank used in Gulf War graces the Yuma Proving Grounds. […]

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