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The Old Plank Road

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A few years ago we saw a reference to the Old Plank Road that was built to across the sand dunes to to shorten the route from San Diego to Phoenix,
We knew roughly where there were preserved remains of the road and on Sunday we set out to find them. Grays Well rest area is in California roughly 16 miles east of Yuma on highway 8, at this time of year there are lots of atvs, dune buggies etc on the sand dunes surrounding the rest area.
The Imperial Sand Dunes are quite high and we saw these brave souls on the top of one across from the rest area.
They look like little ants
Until I zoomed in...
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