Bishop Things to Do

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    Atlas Copco Mucker

    by Yaqui Written Jan 18, 2015

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    The plaque reads: This historic mining artifact is known as a track mucking machine. It dates back to the 1960s and was used by Union Carbide Corporation at the nearby Pine Creek Tungsten mine 20 miles North West of Bishop. During World War II and for some years afterward, this mine was the largest producer of Tungsten in the world.

    The machine, originally made in Sweden, ran on rail tracks was powered by pressurized air and operated by one miner. Its primary purpose was to scoop up ore and rock that had been dynamited at the heading of the tunnel, the machine would dump the loose debris into ore carts. This saved miners the backbreaking work of shoveling the excavated material into carts, which was then removed from the mine for processing or waste storage.
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    Slim Princess Chapter 395 E Clampus Vitus.

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    The Little Kittie Inn Market

    by Yaqui Written Jan 18, 2015

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    The plaque reads: In August 1924 Matt Wilkenson opened the Kittie Lee Inn, which was named for his daughter. When William R. Whorff purchased it in 1925, the Kittie Lee became "the" place to stay for Hollywood's finest.

    When Bishop Airport was a training center during WWII the dining room became a barracks. In 1946 the Copper Kettle Restaurant and Charlie's Room Bar was added.

    In 1965 the inn was torn down and in 1975 the building was sold to Sam Walker who reconstructed it as Whiskey Creek Restaurant and Bar.

    Dedicated June 17, 1995
    Slim Princess Chapter No. 395, E Clampus Vitus.

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    Paiute Palace Casino

    by malianrob Written Mar 9, 2006

    Just like most Indian Casinos you will find this casino in the middle of no where. Its toward the end of town and surprisingly it does get pretty busy there. They have slots, blackjack, poker, $1 megabucks and progressive machines.

    they are open 24 hours a day and the Cafe is open from 6am-10pm.

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    Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Burea

    by Yaqui Updated Jan 18, 2015

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    These places are a wealth of information of all the areas activities such as recreation, events, lodging and camping, souvenirs, books and maps. They are open seven days a week, year round.

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