Gerstley

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Gerstley

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Inyo

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Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

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Gerstley is a former settlement in Inyo County, California. It was located on the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad, 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Shoshone.

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Gerstley was founded around 1921, and named in honor of James Gerstley, Sr. by his business associate Francis Marion Smith who built the Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad. Together with Richard C. Baker, the three men had formed Borax Consolidated, Ltd. in 1899.

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