Profiles in Mojave Desert History
As a young man Charles was a sheriff in the mining town of Greenwater. Later, he married Stella Fairbanks,
the daughter of 'Dad' Fairbanks and became a State Senator and noted figure in Death Valley and
In a shady grove of mesquite known as Metbury spring, the town of Shoshone was ...
Greenwater was built around a copper strike made in 1905. Water had to be hauled ...
Interactive map of Death Valley
Charles & Stella Brown
Photo courtesy S. Sorrells, Shoshone, Ca.