While in Lone Pine, CA amongst the picturesque landscape provided by the Sierra Nevada mountain range that has attracted so many film production crews, we had to delve into some of the Hollywood history of the area. To do that we had to stop at the Lone Pine Film History Museum.
The museum has an impressively extensive collection of props and costumes from moves shot in the area. The mountains, hills and geologic formations are the perfect backdrop for Westerns. It was also the setting for one of our favorite franchises, "Tremors." And the museum offered up a menagerie of monsters and props from the films:
But more traditional Westerns and the cowboys that starred in them are represented as well. For example, Tom Mix's saddle:
Next up, we hit the mountains!