Barstow was born in 1886, when a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway began construction of a depot and hotel here. Outlet stores, chain restaurants, and motels define today's landscape, though old-time neon signs light up the town's main street.
Barstow at a Glance
- Afton Canyon
- Calico Early Man Site
- Calico Ghost Town
- Casa Del Desierto Harvey House
- Desert Discovery Center
- Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex