Today I wanted to fly the drone around this trailhead but it was just too windy but not by much. I chose to keep the drone safely in the truck! So, all I got were these sort of interesting photos. Blah. At least the damned clouds and light rain went away.
The mountain is Mount Potosi which serves as a major transmitter site for several FM Radio stations in southern Nevada. Mount Potosi tops off at just over 8000 feet. The famous actress Carole Lombard died in a crash on this mountain in 1942 along with 21 others.
It was a clear and moonlit night when TWA Flight 3 didn’t clear the mountain peak. Today, TWA Airlines is long gone as are the great actors and actresses that once made Hollywood so wonderful. Today, that greatness is long gone.