Shell Gasoline pumps outside the Boone Store and Warehouse with the Wheaton and Hollis Hotel in the background. One of fewer than 170 structures remaining in the ghost town of Bodie; gold discovered here in 1859. Designated National Historic Landmark in 1961; 1962 it became Bodie State Historic Park. Bodie named California's official state gold rush ghost town. Historic District, California State Park. Mono County, CA.