The history of railroad transportation in the western United States from 1880 to the 1930s is the primary focus of the museum’s collection, with an emphasis on railroading in Southern California.
Kelso Dunes are located in the Mojave National Preserve. This unique and isolated dune system rises more than 600 feet above the desert floor.
The Coachella Valley Preserve contains several palm oases, formed because the San Andreas Fault lines allow water flowing underground to rise to the surface.
Death Valley National Park is the largest national park south of Alaska and is known for extremes: It is North America’s driest and hottest spot and has the lowest elevation on the continent