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Rock Tank Cattle Company (Mojave National Preserve) - Death Valley Jim - Guide to the Mojave Desert, Death Valley, Joshua Tree
The ruins of the Rock Tank Cattle Company are located along Aiken Mine Road in the picturesque Mojave National Preserve. The ranch sprang to life in 1894, as a one-million acre cattle ranch in an extremely arid region of the Mojave Desert. In the early 1900’s the ranch ran around 5,000 head of cattle, controlling …