20 Mule Team Wagon Train, 1885. Borax Museum at Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley NP, California, USA.
20 Mule Team Wagon Train (1885) used in hauling 24 tons of borax from Death Valley to Mojave, 165 miles in 10 days. See historical mining and transportation equipment at the Borax Museum at Furnace Creek Ranch, in Death Valley National Park, California, USA. The oldest house in Death Valley was built in 1883 by F.M. "Borax" Smith in Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then moved here by his Pacific Coast Borax Company in 1954 to serve as a museum.Add to Lightbox Download