Welcome to Desert Magazine!!!
Saga at Old Picacho
The history of Jose Mendivil's discovery of gold in the Cargo Muchacho mountains.
This is the very first issue, published in November of 1937
Murder at Piute Springs
In the summer of 1827 Jedediah Smith was waylaid by the Mojave Indians somewhere near the Mojave road.
A lost forest of ponderosa pines is completely surrounded by a desert.