Category Archives: southwestrockhounding.com

Dah Rock Shop in Tucson, Arizona

Dah Rock Shop I missed these people on my Travel List, apologies. (external link) It’s easy to get distracted when you are in Tucson for the Big Show. I have heard of this shop but I think I got it … Continue reading

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The Desert Dwarfs Man and Machine

A look at the vastness of just one part of the Mojave Desert, here in Clark County, Nevada. Driving_North_on_Southern_Nevada_Liteweight_Road from Thomas Farley on Vimeo. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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More Examples of Wikipedia Entries

Update: I’ve now decided to continue to post pictures to Wikimedia Commons but I will not be adding them to any relevant page on Wikipedia as a rule. Wikipedia does not want to be a photo gallery and I understand … Continue reading

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Onboard with Wikimedia Commons!

Yay! I’ve just published my first photograph to Wikimedia Commons, a source of many images on Wikipedia.com. I had considered making photo galleries for the better, unused photographs that were to appear in my original book, however, that would be … Continue reading

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Places to Visit and Collect in The Southwest

When I accepted my now-failed rockhound book contract (internal link), a chapter was to be on places to visit and collect in the Southwest. Since the end of that contract, I have been working on enlarging that chapter. I thought … Continue reading

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Back To Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada (first RR Pass page here) More info on RR Pass at my rockhounding site linked below: https://southwestrockhounding.com/2020/04/02/more-on-railroad-pass-clark-county-nevada/ March 31, 2020 Yesterday I returned to Railroad Pass (internal link) to further investigate the area. I went … Continue reading

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Some Ultraviolet Entertainment

Forgive the long load time for this page. You’ll need a fast connection. These three videos will load faster at my Instagram account linked below. I wish everyone good health and hope. — https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley

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Railroad Pass, Clark County Nevada

Railroad Pass, Clark County, Nevada — (second page here —>) Railroad Pass is outside of Boulder City where the dam is located. Bureau of Reclamation land. I’m here above the Railroad Pass Travel Center where there is dedicated parking for … Continue reading

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Near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Red Rock is on the west side of Las Vegas near the suburb called Summerlin. Only a half hour drive from the Strip. Many parts of Red Rock Canyon are closed but I ventured out to a hill that is … Continue reading

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Night time Fluorescent Mineral Hunting at Darwin, California

Last Friday I went night time fluorescent mineral hunting with Pat Dolan in the hills above the remote hamlet of Darwin, California. No services, no businesses, no gas station, no cell coverage, nothing, save a Post Office and 42 people, … Continue reading

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