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BUILDING BLACK ROCK CITY 2001

Building of Black Rock City 2001

The DPW works on infrastructure at the Work Ranch, located 10 miles to the north on a neighboring ranch.


On August 1st, the 'on the playa' portion of work begins with the survey, but most of the work continues at the Work Ranch. On August 15th, the DPW takes up residence on our patch of playa. These are the participants who spend most days surveying streets, putting up signs, constructing a power grid and building the Man, working long, hard hours in 100+ degree temperatures.

Check the progress and watch as this magical mirage materializes before your very eyes! Welcome to Black Rock City 2001.