North American AT-6/ Harvard Crash Site
19, 1940 a Harvard MK II, Serial Number 2722 like the one pictured here crashed
in the Mojave Desert. The plane disappeared while en route from Mines
Field via Palmdale to Las Vegas on a delivery flight to Canada.
Cross is passed by on the way to the Harvard crash site. The Cross was
built by a local miner by the name of Riley Bimbry in 1934 to honor the
WW1 vets. Riley was a medic in the trenches during the war.
The Cross was the site of annual Easter gatherings to honor military
The aclu said "NO", "the Mojave Cross must be torn down !"
The case for removal of the Cross is currently before the Supreme Court, until the case is decided, the Cross is to remain covered.
Impact point on the hill.
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