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Desert View Tower at In-Ko-Pah
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Desert View Tower at In-Ko-Pah

Desert View Tower at In-Ko-Pah

This stone and timber tower was built as a tourist attraction at the top of the steep grade where Highway 80 (now Interstate 10) drops abruptly into the desert.

In-Ko-Pah, near Jacumba, California

Date photographed: March 19, 2016

Top of the Desert View Tower

Top of the Desert View Tower

Sixty-five steps lead to the top of the Desert View Tower.

In-Ko-Pah, near Jacumba, California

Date photographed: March 19, 2016

Granite boulders at the Desert View Tower

Granite boulders at the Desert View Tower

There are whimsical animal scultpures in the granite boulders and caves at this classic tourist stop.

In-Ko-Pah, near Jacumba, California

Date photographed: March 19, 2016

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