Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/11/13

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Subject: Re: [Leica] A Weekend in the Sierras
From: Alastair Firkin <>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 20:12:06 +1100
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>My family and I recently spend an extended weekend visiting Malakoff 
>Diggins State Park (CA).  The state park consists of an old ghost 
>town (with some restored buildings), a campground, three clapboard 
>cabins (styled after the housing that most gold miners of the era 
>found themselves in) and the remains of a huge hydraulic mining 
>operation.  Its a wonderful place to visit.
>This is very different than Bodie which is just pretty much in 
>arrested decay, as the park service has several buildings open for 
>tours and are planning to restore more to their previous, ahem, 
>Here is a short gallery of the trip.
>Comments appreciated...

Well I enjoyed the visit, and hope to see more some time. Nice 
selection. If I was to be "critical", the old typewriter and other 
bits and pieces could have had more "environment" around them to let 
you know where they were and why they were there.

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Alastair Firkin

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