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provided with an iron pump and a good watering trough with cover. The water rises within about 6 feet of the surface and is of excellent quality. Since this well was dug the county road has been straightened. The main road now diverges from the old road about 3 miles west of this well and continues southward into the next township, where a new well has been dug. The old well is convenient for prospecting parties in the Chemehuevis Wash. 207. Warren's ranch, San Bernardino County (N-6).—This well-known ranch is 28 miles northeast of Banning, at the highest point along the road from Banning to Dale, its elevation being 2,500 feet. It is the usual stopping place for all travelers bound from the north end of the colorado Desert or from San Gorgonio Pass northeastward by way of Morongo Pass. It is a road ranch and provides travelers with meals, hay, grain, and other supplies. The water used flows from large springs and is pumped to the ranch by a gasoline engine. 208. Warren's Well, San Bernardino County (N-6).—This well is 10 or 12 miles east of Warren's ranch. It is 150 feet deep, and the water is pumped by a windmill into a cemented reservoir about 18 feet long, 10 feet wide, and 4 feet deep. Fifteen cents is charged for each team watered here. It is 27 miles by road from the well to Twenty-nine Palms Springs (No. 213). 209. Coyote Holes, San Bernardino County (N-7).—This watering place, originally of some importance but now fallen into disuse, is about 7 miles east of Morongo Pass, at the junction of the wagon roads from Victorville, on the Santa Fe, and Banning, on the Southern Pacific. It is about 18 miles by road from Coyote Holes eastward to Twenty-nine Palms Springs and about 9 miles west to Warren's Well. Warren's Well and the springs at Warren's ranch now supply travelers with water, so that Coyote Holes are no longer used and have become badly choked with sand. A slight seepage, however, may be found in a canyon about 1 mile south of the road junction. 210. Quail Springs, San Bernardino County (N-7).—These springs are at the north edge of the San Bernardino Range, about 6 miles southeast of Coyote Holes. The water is excellent and the supply can no doubt be increased. 211. Mesquite Spring, San Bernardino County (N-7).—Mesquite Spring is on the road from Victorville to Dale by way of Mean's Well, about 3 miles south of Mesquite Dry Lake and 7 miles northwest of Twenty-nine Palms Dry Lake. Its site is marked by granite outcrops, a mesquite grove, and the débris of old camps. The water is of good quality and the supply is ample for travelers. 212. Sulphur Springs, San Bernardino County (N-8).—These springs are about 2 miles south of Mesquite Springs, on the county

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