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"CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH"
Barstow, California
By Master Painter Kathy Fierro and Community Muralists
"Mural-in-a-Day" April 29, 2006

Photographed by Gerald Thurman of Tempe, Arizona
California Gold Rush


Barstow, California is another western city with a long tradition of community mural projects. Kathy Fierro drew the outlines of this mural, and then about a dozen local muralists completed the painting in ten-and-a-half hours. This page shows the muralists creating their masterpiece.

Barstow's Main Street is also historic Route 66. Visitors can take a walking tour of eight murals depicting historical scenes. Take a virtual tour here.

Location:
212 E. Main Street (Desert Stationers)
Barstow, CA 92311

Photographed by Gerald Thurman, 12/11/06
Posted on RoadTrip America 06/08


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