Nipton, California: Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

Halfway across the Mojave Desert, you can buy gas, watch animatronic miners, and marvel at a fancy urinal.
Address:
90942 Kelso Cima Rd, Nipton, CA
Directions:
Cima Shell station, Cima Rd and I-15, SE off exit.
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Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

As of 1/6/2020, they do not move.

[Anna, 01/21/2020]

Maybe a robot repair team will pass through in the Spring. In early 2019, the taped messages still played, and the main gold panning miner moved his lower jaw.

Animatronic miners.

Mining Themed Gas Station

This is it!

[Lori, 05/09/2016]

At the touch of a button, three craggy prospectors pan for gold in a small tableau outside a desert gas station decorated with mining equipment.

Robot miners.

Robot Gold Miners, Majestic Urinal

This gas station has animatronic gold miners out front, but the real gems are inside. They have a wall filled with a wide selection of unusual sodas and beers for purchase. (Examples: dandelion soda and butterscotch beer). Also, the men's bathroom has a very unusual urinal that looks more like a garden fountain.

[Michelle Senderhauf, 08/16/2014]

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