Twlight at Rhyolite, a mining camp town built in 1905 in Death Valley.
Sunrise from Rhyolite, Death Valley.
The town of Rhyolite in Death Valley was created due to the discovery of Quartz in the hills by Shorty Harris and E.L. Cross in 1904.
The three-story John S Cook bank was constructed in 1907 in Rhyolite, Death Valley. It was constrcuted of 26inch concrete walls, a stairway made of Italian marble, stained glass from Italy and a safe that weighed 6,000lbs. Constructed was estimated to be about $90,000.