The Mojave Desert Sights

Laws Railroad Museum

  • 200 Silver Canyon Rd. Map It
  • Bishop

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

The laid-back and wholly nostalgic railroad museum celebrates the Carson and Colorado Railroad Company, which set up a narrow-gauge railroad yard here in 1883. Among the exhibits are a self-propelled car from the Death Valley Railroad, a stamp mill from an area mine, and a full village of rescued buildings, including a post office, the original 1883 train depot, and a restored 1900 ranch house. Many of the buildings are full of "modern amenities" of days gone by.

Sight Information

Address:

200 Silver Canyon Rd., off U.S. 6, 4.5 miles north of town, Bishop, California, 93515, United States

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Phone:

760-873–5950

Sight Details:

  • $5 suggested donation

Published 07/06/2016

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