Photograph of the mining camp of Ryan (New Ryan) in Death Valley showing tourists who had just arrived by motor coach. The Pacific Coast Borax Company was started by Frances "Borax" Smith in 1890. In 1907 the company moved operations to the Lila C. Mine and the new camp of Ryan in Death Valley. Smith formed the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad and built a rail line from Ludlow to Gold Center, with a branch to Ryan which was used to transport borax from the Lila C. Mine. Richard C. Baker took over the Pacific Coast Borax Company in 1913. The Company opened the Biddy McCarthy Mine about twelve miles northwest of Ryan two years later and all of the buildings in Ryan were dismantled and transported by rail to a new site next to the Mine. Although the new camp was officially named Devar, the post office changed the name back to Ryan in 1916. The Grand View, Played Out and Lizzie V. Oakey mines were put into production and a winding two-foot-gauge rail line called the Baby Gauge was ...
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