Western America Rail Museum

Western America Rail Museum

WARM: More Than Just a Museum She sits a little behind the rest of the rolling stock at the Western America Railroad Museum, welcoming visitors in her fading red-and-silver Warbonnet, a sparkle in her 47-year-old eyes. The old cowboy band Riders in the Sky got it...
Time Traveler

Time Traveler

Take a trip down Route 66 for good eats and good times You can sit at a counter, a table or in a red vinyl booth. Most likely the waitress will call you “Hon” as she hands you the menu — unless you are at the Village Cafe in Barstow. Owner Henry...
The Bunker

The Bunker

you can drive interstate 15 between los angeles and las vegas and never suspect just a short distance from the winding asphalt, bodies have been found. “If there were to be a cross everywhere someone dumped a body, the desert would look like forest lawn...
Tom and His Dogs

Tom and His Dogs

owned by the larger-than-life personality of tom lewis, tom’s welding is one of the must-see attractions of barstow; the shop is known world wide for the thousands of artifacts from america’s early love affair with the automobile and the railroad. a...
Prairie Blues

Prairie Blues

  he was a cowboy in a time and place when cowboys weren’t needed any more. oh, his dad still had the ranch out on the prairie and ran a few cattle. that was more as a hobby now that he had retired and moved to a house near town just off the highway...