Casa del Desierto
Title:
Casa del Desierto
Barstow California (CA), White Border unused


Vagabond Motor Hotel
Title:
Vagabond Motor Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
67 luxury units. Free TV. Room phones. Heated swimming pool. Coffee Shop next door. Individually controlled heating and air conditioning in every room. Customized furniture. All over-sized beds. Located in the heart of Barstow. Your midway stop between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. 1243 East Main Street.



Railroad Yard
Title:
Railroad Yard
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
One of the largest maintenance and repair facilities for Diesel locomotives in the country is located here. A busy desert city halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nevada.


Railroad Station
Title:
Railroad Station
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused



Steak Eater's Inn - Finest Food in Barstow
Title:
Steak Eater's Inn - Finest Food in Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Your hosts - Carl and Mary Metz. In the heart of Motel Row. 1050 E. Main St., Barstow, Calif. Coffee shop - dining room - cocktail lounge.


Beacon Tavern
Title:
Beacon Tavern
Barstow California (CA), Real Photo PM 1934 Nov-19



Hollon Motel - The Best Western Hotels
Title:
Hollon Motel - The Best Western Hotels
Barstow California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
201 W. Main St. (U.S. 66) Barstow, Calif. Phone 2-236. New, modern hotel-type, air-cooled units, carpeted wall-to-wall. Tiled baths with tubs and showers. Hot water heat. One-half block to cafes, theatre and drug stores. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. V. Hollen, Managing Owners.


Casa Del Desierto, Sante Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa Del Desierto, Sante Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back PM Spr-24



Main Street
Title:
Main Street
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
A thriving desert city located on Highways 66 and 91 half way between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nevada. Fine hotels, motels, restaurants, shops and stores cater to the varied needs of resident and tourists alike.


Old Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Old Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Restoration of the silver mining town of Calico, located just east of Barstow, California, is the finest of any ghost town in the West. The town-site and nearby mining claims were purchased in 1950 by Walter Knott, of Knott's Berry Farm, whose uncle in 1881 grubstaked the miners who made the great silver discovery. In 1966 the Knott family, having rebuilt most of the old town to its original glory, deeded everything to the County of San Bernardino. Mike Roberts



Historical Daggett, California
Title:
Historical Daggett, California
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Daggett, California, is an historical old-time desert mining town near Barstow, Calif. Its old hotel and pool hall saw more active times when silver and borax were mined nearby.


Twenty-Mule Team Wagons Used for Hauling Borax out of Death Valley
Title:
Twenty-Mule Team Wagons Used for Hauling Borax out of Death Valley
Barstow California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Those twenty-mule-team borax wagons, seen on the railway station platform at Barstow, California, were used in the 80's for hauling borax from Furnace Creek, Death Valley, 165 miles to the then nearest railroad. The team was driven by a single jerk-line, 12 feet long. The journey required sixteen days, with summer temperatures as high as 140 degrees. Each wagon weighs 7,800 pounds and carried a load of fifteen tons. The rear wheels are seven feet high, each weighing 600 pounds. The tank wagon carried 1,200 gallons, as there was one stretch of 60 miles without water.



Bird's Eye View of Town
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Town
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
N. P. C. Co.


Barstow Station
Title:
Barstow Station
Barstow California (CA), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Barstow, California
Title:
Barstow, California
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
This desert town was once the outfitting point for Death Valley expeditions. Barstow was the center for gold and silver mining in the 1890's when the present ghost town of Calico was in its heyday. The town, located where highways 66, 91 and 466 meets, enjoys a brisk tourist trade. Here is located the Santa Fe Diesel shops. The surrounding desert offers in limited or unlimited quantities a large majority of all metallic and non-metallic elements and mineras.. M.P


Barstow Station
Title:
Barstow Station
Barstow California (CA), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Unique railcar shopping complex, conveniently located on East Main Street, between Interstate 15 and Interstate 40. Featuring dried fruits, nuts, candy, handmade jewelry, gifts, plants, etc., also featuring McDonald's McDiners in the original dining car



Holiday Inn - Neon Sign
Title:
Holiday Inn - Neon Sign
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
1500 E. Main Street


El Rancho Barstow, Junction of U.S. 66 and 91
Title:
El Rancho Barstow, Junction of U.S. 66 and 91
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
In center of Barstow, Cal. Phone: 283 150 new de luxe units completely air conditioned. All rooms with private bath, radios, 24 hour telephone and room service. The True Western Hospitality



Cherokee Trading Post, Barstow Station
Title:
Cherokee Trading Post, Barstow Station
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused


Post House
Title:
Post House
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Thousands of vacation-bound travelers enjoy their stops at the Greyhound Post Houses. These are located at convenient intervals across the United States and Canada. Here is to be found fine food and drinks along with interesting gift shops. The traveler enjoys the luxurious dual-level air-conditioned buses that take one to hundreds of areas in America



El Rancho Barstow
Title:
El Rancho Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
Junction of US 66 and 91. 150 new deluxe units completely air conditioned. All rooms with private bath, radios, 24 hour telephone and room service. The true western hospitality


Calico Ghost Town Saloon
Title:
Calico Ghost Town Saloon
Barstow California (CA), Chrome

Description:
Four miles west of Yermo, nine miles east of Barstow, California This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California - over 86,000,000 dollars in silver. This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County Parks Dept



View of Cactus Motel
Title:
View of Cactus Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome PM 1967 Sep-7

Description:
916 E. Main St. Phone: 256-7401. A nicely furnished 13 unit motel. Some fully equipped kitchenettes. TV. Individually controlled heat and air-conditioning. Restaurant and shopping center nearby


Travelodge
Title:
Travelodge
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
261 W. Main Street on West Highway Route 66 & 91; off Hwy 466 turn right on Hwy, 66. Phone CLinton 6-6817. Cooled by Refrigeration, Heated Pool, Radio and TV. Member of California Motel Assn., Member AMHA



El Rancho Barstow
Title:
El Rancho Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Linen unused

Description:
El Rancho Barstow Junction of US 66 and 91 In Center of Barstow, Cal. Phone: 283 150 New De Luxe units completely air conditioned. All rooms with private bath, radios, 24 hour telephone and room service. "The True Western Hospitality"


Death Valley
Title:
Death Valley
Barstow California (CA), Linen PM 1939 Jan-7

Description:
Those twenty-mule-team borax wagons, seen on the railway station platform at Barstow, California, were used in the 80's for hauling borax from Furnace Creek, Death Valley, 165 miles to the hten nearest railroad. The team was driven by teh single jerk-line, 120 feet long. The journey required sixteen days, with summer temperatures as high as 140 degrees. Each wagon weighs 7,800 pounds and carried a load of fifteen tons. The rear wheels are seven feet high, each weighing 600 pounds. The tank wagon carried 1,200 gallons, as there was on stretch of 60 miles without water



Barstow TraveLodge
Title:
Barstow TraveLodge
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
1261 W. Main St., on West Hiway 66 30 All Modern Units - Heated Swimming Pool - Units Cooled by Refrigeration - Radio and TV Phone 2924 Recommended by AAA - Duncan Hines


Barstow TraveLodge
Title:
Barstow TraveLodge
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
1261 W. Main Street on West Highway Route 66 & 91; off Hwy 466, turn right on Hwy. 66. Phone: CLinton 6-8936. Colled by refrigeration, heated pool, radio and TV, in room coffee. A member of the world's largest network of fine motels



Imperial '400' Motel
Title:
Imperial '400' Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Imperial '400' Motel 1281 main Street, barstow, California 92311. Tel: (714) 256-6836 - 12 miles from Calico Ghost Town, Fort Irwin, Goldstone Tracking Station. Swimming Pool, Rooms with T.V. Air Conditioned, Phones, Free Coffee. Free Advanced Reservation Service/ Coast to Coast Dial Toll Free - 800-531-5300


El Rancho Barstow - Junction of U.S. 66 and 91 - Barstow, Cal
Title:
El Rancho Barstow - Junction of U.S. 66 and 91 - Barstow, Cal
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Series SK1051 El Rancho Barstow Junction of U.S. 66 and 91 In Center of Barstow, Cal. Phone: 283 150 New De Luxe units completely air conditioned. All rooms with private bath, radios, 24 hour telephone and room survice. "The True Western Hospitality"



Howdy From Barstow
Title:
Howdy From Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Series DT-79746-D Barstow Station is located at the Intersection of Two Major Freeways, 1-15, La. to Las Vegas and 1-40, Barksfield to Arizona. This unique Railroad Car Dining & Shopping Experience serves over 4 million visitors annually. Featuring specialty Shops with fine gifts, souvenirs, dried fruit, nuts and candy, catering to the traveler.


Thriftylodge, 1243 E. Main
Title:
Thriftylodge, 1243 E. Main
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
67 units. Free TV. Direct dial phones. Free local calls. Heated swimming pool. Coffee shop next door. Individually controlled heating and air conditioning in every room. Customized furniture. All oversized beds. AAA approved



Royal Inn Of Barstow, 1350 W. Main St.
Title:
Royal Inn Of Barstow, 1350 W. Main St.
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Barstow's newest and most luxurious. Reasonable guaranteed rates. Central air conditioning. Color TV every room. Large heated swimming and therapy pools. Sauna baths. Extra long, Queen and King size beds, Barstow's most popular restaurant next door. Major credit cards accepted. First turn-off Interstate 15 from L. A., third from Las Vegas and highway 66 from Needles, one mile West on main St. entering from Bakersfield.


Royal Inn, 1350 W. Main St
Title:
Royal Inn, 1350 W. Main St
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Barstow's most luxurious. Reasonable guaranteed rates. Central air conditioning. Color TV every room. Large heated swimming and therapy pools. Sauna Baths. Extra long, Queen and King size beds. Barstow's most popular restaurant next door. Major credit cards accepted. First turn-off Interstate 15 from L.A., third from Las Vegas and highway 66 from Needles, one mile West on Main St. entering from Bakersfield.



Calico Ghost Town, Four Miles West of Yermo Nine miles East of Barstow
Title:
Calico Ghost Town, Four Miles West of Yermo Nine miles East of Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California ? over $86,000,000 in silver. (This is a restoration project of Knotts Berry Farm).


Gateway Motel, 1630 E. Main St
Title:
Gateway Motel, 1630 E. Main St
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Restaurant adjacent - Open 24 hours. Heated pool • Family rates • Queen size beds • King & Water beds • Air conditioned • First Quality rooms • room Phones • Major credit cards. Across from McDonald's & Barstow Station. East end of town at junction of 1-15 & 1-40



Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Nine miles East of Barstow, California. This tramway affords transportation for guests from Wall Street Canyon to Calico's main Street. This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California. This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County parks Dept.


Imperial 400 Motel, 1281 Main Street
Title:
Imperial 400 Motel, 1281 Main Street
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
12 miles from Calico Ghost Town, Fort Irwin, Goldstone Tracking Station. Swimming Pool, Rooms with T. V. Air Conditioned, Phones, Free Coffee.



Rock And Gem Shop
Title:
Rock And Gem Shop
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
This lapidary shop was the Assay office. This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California - over $86,000,000 in silver. (This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County Parks Dept.)


Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Nine Miles East Of Barstow, California. Birds Eye view of the Calico. This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California - over 86,000,000 dollars in silver. This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County Parks Dept.



Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Nine Miles East Of Barstow, California. Birds Eye view of the Calico. This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California - over 86,000,000 dollars in silver. This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County Parks Dept.


Viaduct Depot & Harvey House
Title:
Viaduct Depot & Harvey House
Barstow California (CA), Real Photo PM 1907 Aug-31



Street Scene
Title:
Street Scene
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused


El Rancho Barstow
Title:
El Rancho Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Junction of U.S.66 and 91



Greetings from Barstow, California
Title:
Greetings from Barstow, California
Barstow California (CA), Chrome PM 1963

Description:
A busy desert city located on Hwy 66 & 91, halfway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas


View of Freeway
Title:
View of Freeway
Barstow California (CA), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
At the crossroads of Interstate 15 and 46



Barstow Station
Title:
Barstow Station
Barstow California (CA), Continental Chrome unused


Desert Inn Motel
Title:
Desert Inn Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused



Desert Inn Motel
Title:
Desert Inn Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
1100 East Main Street


Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Four miles west of Yermo, nine miles East of Barstow, California Seldom seen Slim and his burro This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California - over $86,000,000 in silver. (This is a restoration project of Knotts Berry Farm.)



"California Limited" Train Leaving Station
Title:
"California Limited" Train Leaving Station
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back unused


Casa Del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa Del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back

Description:
Casa del Desierto (House of the Desert) the new Santa Fe Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of the Spanish renaissance, with walls of tapestry brick and gray stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories. It is thoroughly fire proof. Adjoining the hotel at the left is a Recreation Hall for employees. Barstow is a junction of Santa Fe lines from Southern California and from San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley points. Altitude 2103 feet



Street scene
Title:
Street scene
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused


Casa del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), White Border unused

Description:
Casa del Desierto (House of the Desert) the Santa Fe Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of the Spanish renaissance, with walls of tapestry brick and gray stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories. Barstow is a junction of Santa Fe lines from Southern California and from San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley points



Desert Inn Motel
Title:
Desert Inn Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
On U.S. 66 at Eastern entrance to city. 150 miles from Las Vegas, Needles, Los Angeles, or Bakersfield. 97 units - singles, twins and family units - reasonable rates. Room phones - 24 hour switchboard service. Some TV - refrigerated air conditioning. Excellent restaurant and cocktail lounge adjoining. AAA approved. 1100 East Main Street


View down main street
Title:
View down main street
Barstow California (CA), Chrome

Description:
Barstow is located at the junction of highways 66, 91 and 466. Today this modern town enjoys a brisk toursit trade, just as it did in the old days. Barstow was located on one of the oldest trails to enter Southern California. The Mojave Indian Trail, dating back to 1776. Later The Spanish Trail, sometimes called The Santa Fe Trail, opened in 1831, made use of the old Mojave Trail from Fork of the Roads, east of Barstow to San Gabriel



Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Real Photo unused

Description:
11 miles east of Barstow, Calif., Highway 91, Restoration Project, Knott's Berry Farm


Yucca Trees, Mojave Desert
Title:
Yucca Trees, Mojave Desert
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back PM 1909 Jul-11

Description:
Detroit Publishing Co



Casa del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa del Desierto, Santa Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Casa del Desierto (House of the Desert) the new Santa Fe Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of the Spanish renaissance, with walls of tapestry brick and grey stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories. It is thoroughly fire proof. Adjoining the hotel at the left is a Recreation Hall for employes. Barstow is a junction of Santa Fe lines from Southern California and from San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley points. Altitude 2103 feet


Town & Country Motel
Title:
Town & Country Motel
Barstow California (CA), Chrome PM 1967

Description:
[AAA Logo] 1230 E. Main Street (U.S. 66, Top of Hill, East of Town) Phone: CL 6-2133 30 modern units, cooled by refrigeration. Full tile showers. Telephones and Free TV in units. Swimming Pool. Good restaurants nearby. Carroll and Veda Aeschbacher, Owners and Operators



H-1913 Casa Del Desierto, Fred Harvey Hotel
Title:
H-1913 Casa Del Desierto, Fred Harvey Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Linen PM 1945 Oct-2

Description:
Casa del Desierto (House of the Desert) the Fred Harvey Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of the Spanish renaissance, with walls of tapestry brick and gray stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories


The Plaza Motel-"Where Western Hospitality Begins"
Title:
The Plaza Motel-"Where Western Hospitality Begins"
Barstow California (CA), Chrome



Barstow, California
Title:
Barstow, California
Barstow California (CA), Chrome PM 1955 Jun-19

Description:
Fast growing city on junction of Union Pacific and Santa Fe Railroads. U.S. Highways 66 - 466 - 91 lead to Los Angeles, Hoover (Boulder) Dam, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Bakersfield, Grand Canyon and the Utah State Park


Santa Fe Railway
Title:
Santa Fe Railway
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
RP Series 304 No. 43C, a General Motors F7 and No. 750 a GP9 with Alco PA's and a PB at Barstow, one of California's earliest railroad towns Audio Visual Designs



Mojave Desert
Title:
Mojave Desert
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Series 11955 Barstow is a junction point on the Santa Fe, one line running to Los Angeles and Southern California, the diverging line running through the San Joaquin Valley, the granary of the State, to San Francisco. Barstow lies at an altitude of 2117 feet.


Casa Del Desierto Santa Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa Del Desierto Santa Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back unused

Description:
Series H 1913 Casa Del Desierto (House of the Desert) the new Santa Fe Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of the Spanish Renaissance, with walls of tapestry brick and gray stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories. It is thoroughly fire proof. Adjoining the hotel at the left is a Recreation Hall for employes. Barstow is a junction of Santa Fe lines from Southern California and from Santa Francisco and San Joaquin Valley Points. Altitude 2103 feet.



Calico Ghost Town
Title:
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow California (CA), Chrome unused

Description:
Lane's general store This mining camp was the largest silver producer in Southern California – over $86,000,000 in silver, ( This is a restoration project of San Bernardino County Parks Dept.).


Virduct Over R. R. Yards
Title:
Virduct Over R. R. Yards
Barstow California (CA), Real Photo unused



Casa Del Desierto
Title:
Casa Del Desierto
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back PM 1911 Jun-02


Majove Desert, near Barstow
Title:
Majove Desert, near Barstow
Barstow California (CA), White Border PM 1923

Description:
Barstow is a junction point on the Santa Fe, one line running to Los Angeles and Southern California, the diverging line running through the San Joaquin Valley, the granary of the State, to San Francisco. Barstow lies at the altitude of 2117 feet.



Casa Del Desierto
Title:
Casa Del Desierto
Barstow California (CA), Linen PM 1935

Description:
Casa del Desierto ( House of Desert) the Fred Harvey Hotel at Barstow, is built after the style of Spanish renaisssance, with walls of tapestry brick and gray stone trimmings, red tile roof and arcade balconies on both stories. Barstow is a junction of Santa Fe lines from Southern California and from San Francisco and San Joaquin Valley points.


Birds Eye View Of Barstow
Title:
Birds Eye View Of Barstow
Barstow California (CA), Divided Back PM 1909



Casa Del Desierto Santa Fe Hotel
Title:
Casa Del Desierto Santa Fe Hotel
Barstow California (CA), White Border unused




Total: 73 Items