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McDonald House

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James Stuart Cain’s Home

Here is a residence of Mr. J.S. Cain, who was eventually the town’s principal property owner. Cain moved to Bodie when he was 25 and built an empire. He began building his empire by putting lumber barges on Mono Lake and transporting timber for Bodie – the same timber that was needed to support the … Continue reading »

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Dolan House

The Dolan family had two Mono County Sheriffs – Sheriff James P. Dolan and Sheriff Bert Dolan. James Dolan was shot and killed somewhere around Mono Lake on Monday, July 26, 1915. A posse tracked down and arrested (or killed, by some reports) the men responsible for his death. He was survived by his wife … Continue reading »

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Metzger House

Henry Metzger, born in New York in 1860, came to Bodie in 1878 to work in the Standard Mill and was its foreman when it closed down about 1916. Two of his seven children were born in this house.   Back Next Gallery…

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Tom Miller House

Tom Miller worked at Mono Mills for the Mono Lake Railway & Lumber Company (formerly known as the Bodie & Benton Railroad, and other names). Much of the Jeffrey pine lumber used in the construction of Bodie came from Mono Mills. Back Next Gallery…

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