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On this day, July 10, 1913, the air temperature in Furnace Creek, California, reached 134 degrees F. (Original Post) mahatmakanejeeves Jul 10 OP
The name of the town kinda gives it away. zanana1 Jul 10 #1
I've been through there twice Vogon_Glory Jul 10 #2


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2. I've been through there twice
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 11:22 AM
Jul 10

Both times were in very early June. I believe that the temperature was merely in the hundred teens. My memory is hazy, but I like to think that I brought a couple of gallon jugs of water in case of an emergency.

The second time I went there was to photograph the former Death Valley Railroad steam locomotive preserved there. Unfortunately for me the view was obstructed and in view of how many old photos are now on the Net, I have no particular desire to go back.

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