Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains. Brian has put together a 3D stereographic image. Click on the picture and then "cross your eyes until the 3D images line up" as Brian says.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Saline-to-Owens-Valley Tramway 1



 Saline Valley Aerial Tramway Location/Map



Saline-to-Owens Valley Tram Photos Courtesy of Brian Lockett


Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains. Brian has put together a 3D stereographic image. Click on the picture and then "cross your eyes until the 3D images line up" as Brian says.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains. Brian has put together a 3D stereographic image. Click on the picture and then "cross your eyes until the 3D images line up" as Brian says.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Crossover station between Saline and Owens Valleys on the summit of the Inyo Mountains.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]


Tram operators cabin on the summit of the Inyo Mountains.
[Copyright Brian Lockett]




The Story of the Saline Valley Salt Works





Map of the Saline Valley Area


View looking down the east side of the control station into Daisy Canyon and the Saline Valley salt flats.
[Copyright Roger Vargo]



Saline-to-Owens Valley Tram Photos Courtesy of Dave Hale


View across Saline Valley from the Snowflake Mine
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Ruins of the Saline Valley salt tram
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Ruins of the stone cable tension bins in Saline Valley
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline Valley salt works lake reflection
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline Valley salt tram ruins
[Copyright Dave Hale]


View of Saline Valley from the Snowflake Mine
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Ruins of the lower tram tower in Saline Valley
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline-Valley-side tram works going over the Inyo Mountains
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline Valley salt tram ruins
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline Valley salt works ruins
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Saline Valley salt tram ruins
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Road in Saline Valley
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Mineral colored Saline Valley salt flats lake
[Copyright Dave Hale]


Road leading into Saline Valley
[Copyright Dave Hale]



 The following pictures are courtesy of the Colorado School of Mines


Upper canyon tram tower.


Gondola of salt traversing tram towers.


Tram tower.


Tramway construction


Tramway construction


Tramway construction


Salt gondola traversing desert canyon gorge.


Saline Valley Salt Tramway terminus in Owens Valley.


Gondolas of salt traversing towers as they leave Saline Valley for Owens Valley.


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