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Death Valley

Released in the United States 1936

11 minutes - B&W - Newsreel - Silent

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Death Valley, California is a land of extremes. With summer temperatures averaging well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit as well as being the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere at 282 feet below sea level and the driest place in North America Panorama of Death Valley and the ghost towns of Rhyolite, Panamint and Leadfield as well as the abandoned Keane's Wonder Mine and the Old Eagle Borax Mine.
Description of the newsreel from

This one shows the schoolhouse, the bottle house and the railroad depot. These seem to be the main themes when documentaries or newsreels are done in Rhyolite. Notice the school house picture, that is a cousin jack bottle house sitting in the front corner. Explanation of what you are view comes in the written form over some of the pictures.

Screen shots from the Newsreel

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