The Treasure Detective—Part III
September 2006 by John JonesIn the 1800s, rich silver and gold mines along the eastern Sierras were supplied from Los Angeles by a wagon road with an important stage stop at Freeman Junction. Wagons carrying the gold and silver back from the mines to Los Angeles followed the same wagon road. A cottage industry of robbery arose where numerous individuals made a living holding up these wagons and making off into the hills with the loot.
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