Las Vegas to Los Angeles

The drive back from Las Vegas to Los Angeles was quite an uneventful day except that we stopped at a Ghost Town which used to be home to people digging for silver.

Not a real ghost town because most buildings are still in use as shops or restaurants to serve tourists.

Not a real ghost town because most buildings are still in use as shops or restaurants to serve tourists.

The old fire hall with its well preserved antique fire engine.

The old fire hall with its well preserved antique fire engine.

An old carriage on display in ghost town.

An old carriage on display in ghost town.

Ghost town warning sign mines


We got warnings to not enter abandoned mines, but one of the old silver mines was open to the public. It was dark inside.

We got warnings to not enter abandoned mines, but one of the old silver mines was open to the public. It was dark inside.

Warning sign mine shafts

More warning signs. The area around ghost town has many of these mine shafts.

More warning signs. The area around ghost town has many of these mine shafts.

An old piece of equipment from times when the mines were still producing silver.

An old piece of equipment from times when the mines were still producing silver.

This was fun. We could try gold panning ourselves.

This was fun. We could try gold panning ourselves.


The wooden buildings in ghost town are well preserved. This one used to be a hotel and saloon.

The wooden buildings in ghost town are well preserved. This one used to be a hotel and saloon.

Sam's Hardware has closed many years ago.

Sam’s Hardware has closed many years ago.

This was our last day on the road. In the evening we reached los Angeles and tomorrow on our last day we will visit Universal. Goto Day 15.