ghosts in the desert

“There never was another place where, in proportion to the population, so many murders were committed without the criminals being brought to trial or even apprehended.” This is what a certain John Riggs wrote some 130 years ago about the time and place in which the Techatticup mine seems to be frozen in nowadays. Underneath the Mojave desert sand, the ‘crème de la crime’ was looking for gold but often found death. Anno 2018 stories of the past are told by whining wood and rattling snakes. Just 45 minutes from Vegas a ghost town keeps the past alive…click here for the whole story.