The video goes back to World War II and outlines how the Salton Sea Test Base was an important part of the Manhattan Project, and delves into what the military left behind after abandoning the base in the 1990’s. “Secrets of Salton Sea”, a 27 minute long TV style video…
During the one-year of planning for my walk around Salton Sea, and during the walk itself, I came across every abandoned boat left within a few hundred yards of the shoreline. Although I don’t remember when, at some point during my planning and mapping missions I decided to get pictures…
Historic photos of the Navy Base from the U.S. Government Photo Documentation logs
Original documentation of Caption Charles E. Davis’s Mullet Island property and associated land-survey maps
Nobody knows for sure where this giant, mysterious barge, stranded in the southern Salton Sea came from. Could it be a lost Navy ship, and old fishing barge, or from the famous Captain Davis of Mullet Island?
After 14 months of mapping, scouting, and planning, the time had finally come. Weeks and days before I started my walk around Salton Sea I moved to North Shore and started the count-down. If there was going to be any shit, soon, it would be hitting the fan. Oh my God. What have I gotten myself into?
Day #1 of my walk started-off like a fork in my eyeball and before I knew it, the enormity of the next 6 days was beginning to sink in.