The Rosamond Gold Mine

We Wendlings were put to work in the gold mines. El Dorado held the seret of eternal life.

Rosamond Press

“We Wendlings are a branch of the Bolger family who went to sea. When we landed in California, Drake sent us in search of gold. Some claim he hid his treasure in Marin County, but, we disagree.”

Page 23 ‘Hobbits in California’

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April 21, 2013 — Abandoned buildings and relics of mining operations at the site of the Tropico Gold Mine in Rosamond, Calif.

Rosamond, est. 1877, is located in the Mojave Desert. Out of Santa Clarita, take Highway 14 north past Lancaster.

The Tropico Gold Mine opened in the 1890s as the Lida Mine. It thrived throughout the first decades of the 20th Century until the late 1950s, by which time the cost of extracing the gold nearly equalled the fixed market price of the yellow…

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