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Keeler is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Keeler is located on the east shore of Owens Lake 11.5 miles (19 km) south-southeast of New York Butte, at an elevation of 3602 feet (1098 m). The population was 66 at the 2010 census, unchanged from the 2000 census.
It was noted by Arizona Republic on July 16th, 2015 that Anna Kempka (Najera) passed away in Gilbert, Arizona. Ms. Kempka was 78 years old and was born in Keeler, CA. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anna's life.
The steamship "Bessie Brady" brought ore from Keeler across the lake to the town of Cartago, however in 1882 the Bessie Brady was destroyed by fire. Train service was stopped in 1960 and the tracks were removed in 1961. Dust remediation efforts in the early 21st century reduced this problem, but few residents remain. A town was laid out by the company agent Julius M. There were small surges in the mining of silver, lead, zinc, and even limestone, however by the 1950s all mining had ceased.
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