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- The Jones Salvage Yard is
located outside the main section of town.
- A board fence surrounds
- Local artists helped paint
- Front section of the fence
is covered with scenes of trees and
flowers and green lakes and swans and an
- The front gate is made of
two iron gates from an old estate.
- Green Gate One is located
100 yards past the front gate where an
ocean scene is painted on the fence. A
fish is in the ocean scene; to enter
Green Gate One, you push the eye of the
fish. Two green boards then swing up,
giving entrance to a corner of the
salvage yard that has Jupiters
- A six-foot wide roof
extends around the inside of almost all
the salvage yard fence.
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- Titus Jones sets up his
pipe organ by the fence nearest his house,
implying that the house is next to the
- The back fence of the
Salvage Yard has a painting of the 1906
San Francisco Fire.
- Red Gate Rover is located
on the back fence about 50 feet from one
of the corners, presumably the corner
that corresponds to the front corner
where Jupes workshop is located.
- Red Gate Rover is so named
because a dog is painted as part of the
scene and was named "Rover" by
the boys. To gain entrance, you remove
the knothole that makes up Rovers
eye and then undo a catch inside the hole.
Three boards swing up.
- Red Gate Rover leads to
Door Four of Headquarters
- Headquarters is inside a
30-foot trailer that was damaged in a
wreck and is hidden in the salvage yard.
- Robert Arthur mentions
four secret gates to the salvage yard,
but only two are ever described.
- The Jones house is a
little white house which stands just
outside the walls of the salvage yard.
- There is a street corner
at the rear of the Salvage Yard near Red
- Jupiter and his aunt and
uncle live in a cottage.
- Hans and Konrad share
another cottage that is located fifty
yards behind the Joneses home.
- The Joneses live in a
small two-story house just outside the
wall of the salvage yard.
- A dark alley-like street
is at the rear of the salvage yard near
Red Gate Rover.
- Jupe walks from his home
to the front entrance of the yard and
then beyond the front entrance down to
Green Gate One.
- The salvage yard is
located beyond the outskirts of town.
- The Joneses live in a two-story
house just outside the salvage yard.
- Hans and Konrad live in a
small house "in the back."