Palm Springs Diary … Part 4: Visit to Pioneer Town … Part 1

19 May

Pioneer Town 


Sigh says: “Population 99”. Must be on holiday.

On our map I spotted a place called Pioneer Town – which I hoped might be an authentic Western style attraction. But it turned out to be somewhat of a tacky tourist trap. And we also discovered upon arrival that most everything here was closed – only open on Weekends at this time of year – I’ve really been batting 1000 – No Hog’s Breath Inn – No giant Marilyn Monroe statue – and now we come to Pioneer Town and everything is closed. Sheeesh. But it still proved to be interesting and a bit of fun.



Jack Cass Saloon

The only jack ass in town

Window shopping

Window shopping … 

Hello !!??

stop the presses ...

Stop the presses !

Time for a bit of music ...

Time for a bit of music …

time for a nap

Siesta …

Town shrine

Shrine 1

Might as well steal sumpthin'

Nobody around …

… might as well steal sumpthin’

Start the car ...

Start the car …

Shrine 2

Shrine 2 … Jeremiah Johnson must be around here somewhere …


Church …

Bank, Barber, Brothel ...

Bank, Barber, Brothel …


7 Responses to “Palm Springs Diary … Part 4: Visit to Pioneer Town … Part 1”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong at 5:29 pm #

    I dunno. You may have had more fun without other folks around. Cool place to take pictures 🙂


    • jcalberta at 7:52 pm #

      It was fun fer sure … but a cool drink woulda been OK too.


  2. dorothychiotti at 6:45 pm #

    I hope that snake was a fake. Ugh!!!


  3. Rick at 8:04 pm #

    Cool pictures. It looks like a lot of fun when nobody else is around.


    • jcalberta at 12:59 am #

      Thanks … Yep … we had a few laughs.

      Off season has other advantages – can’t spend any money.


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