The Desert Queen Ranch formerly was known as Keys Ranch, after the family that lived there. Keys started the ranch around WWI, taking over the property from earlier minors. I taught a course at the Ranch for the Desert Institute, and here are some photos from that day-long class.
Pattern of old hoses near the windmill.
When in doubt, get closer.
Carved his name in a wall.
Windmill provided water for family. Keys raised seven children, operated some 30 mines in the area
Rust-colored antique car inside Desert Ranch
Vintage cars rust away inside the Desert Queen Ranch
Dessert Queen Ranch. This old Maytag is pre-World War II.