Twenty-mule teams were teams of eighteen mules and two horses attached to large wagons that ferried borax out of Death Valley from 1883 to 1889.
They traveled from mines to the nearest railroad spur, 165 miles (275 km) away in Mojave, California. The routes were from Furnace Creek, California to Mojave, California, and from the mines at Old Borate to Mojave
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