Samuelson’s Rocks


Thoughts Etched in Stone

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Quail Springs 01 view west from Vagmarkken

Trek Date: 2013 Aug 30

See Cali49’s page where E! writes a substantial piece about John Samuelson’s epigrammatic rocks. LINK

Here is another fine site hosting some old-time Samuelson’s rocks photos and cabin as it appeared in the late-1920s—sadly, no image of Samuelson himself is provided. LINK

Hikers who visit Samuelson’s Rocks may want to detour a few hundred yards south (left) and see some old ruins and the remnants of a “Tin Lizzy” automobile on the edge of Quail Springs Wash before swinging north towards the low rocky hill on which John Samuelson etched his thoughts.


 2D Slideshow of Samuelson’s Rocks

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3D Anaglyph Gallery


3D Half Side-by-Side Gallery

( The Half Side-by-Sides are viewable on any 3D-capable TV)


DSCF4983I hope you enjoyed your 3D Excursion through Samuelson’s Rocks. Little could he have imagined when he was alive that he’d be famous one day!

Note: if you are wondering about the yellow spot on some of the pictures, it is a 1915 double eagle.

John Murbach

Joshua Tree 3D


Posted 2015 Jun 20

Updated 2017 Nov 8

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