A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm)

A GHOST OF THE VIKINGS? (Wilhelm) »

The desert is the haunt of mystery. Sometimes men hear whispers of its past. They go seeking beyond the shimmering mirage. Into the silence they plod. A few are lost. A few return from uncharted desolation ... - Read more...

The Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm)

The Mysterious Lost Ship of the Desert (Bluhm) »

Of all the mysteries of old California, perhaps the most elusive is that of the Lost Ship of the Desert. Tales are told of men stumbling across the remains of a seagoing vessel stranded... - Read more...

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray)

Phantom Ship of the Gran Desierto (Gray) »

It’s hard to believe this weather-beaten old ghost could have haunted the Gran Desierto of Sonora for more than 300 years, jumpin’ up on rare occasions then fadin’ away... - Read more...

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden)

The Lost Spanish Galleon (Belden) »

His grandfather had seen white men first come to this desert in a white bird. The bird stayed a long time down there, and soon the sand covered it all up. - Read more...

The Lost Ships of the Desert (Harris)

The Lost Ships of the Desert (Harris) »

Is there an ancient sailing craft lying concealed in the sands of the Colorado Desert? This question has been asked many times by those who live near the desert’s margin. - Read more...

The Spanish Galleon Of Salton Sea (Blanco)

The Spanish Galleon Of Salton Sea (Blanco) »

Traveling by night because of the heat, I stumbled upon an ancient ship, and in its hold so many pearls as is beyond imagination. Fevered by this wealth, I abandoned my comrades, and, riding toward the ocean as far as my mule could carry me, I climbed the precipitous western mountains on foot. - Read more...

Butcherknife Ike and the Lost Ship (Arnold)

Butcherknife Ike and the Lost Ship (Arnold) »

The day that he told us about the ship, Father had asked him where he had been. For Father occasionally he would give some details. But as always, it was quite disconnected... - Read more...

Mystery of the Desert (GUTHRIE)

Mystery of the Desert (GUTHRIE) »

What is the greatest unsolved mystery of the Southwest desert?" asked W.W. McCoy."It is whether 300 years ago three ships sailed up the Colorado River and into the Salton Sea," - Read more...

Lost Ship … Fact or Fiction! (Henderson)

Lost Ship … Fact or Fiction! (Henderson) »

Fabled ship of the Southern California desert! Is it pure myth, or is there a basis of fact for the oft-repeated story that somewhere beneath the shifting sands of the Cahuilla basin is buried an ancient hulk in which a rich treasure awaits the finder? - Read more...