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Historic Sites California Desert


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Palm Springs, CA
Photo courtesy Glenn Freeman

Here are photos of the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This marquee and red car may become legendary someday in the future. Snow is very common up on the mountaintop and watch out for the high winds and power outages!

Awaiting you at the top of the mountain is a hot beef rib meal.



Cactus Motel Barstow CAHarvey House
Barstow, CA
Photo courtesy John King

Check out this look at the Casa del Desierto Harvey House, located off of Route 66 in Barstow, CA. The Casa del Desierto was the fourth Harvey House operated by the Fred Harvey Company and was a bustling rail depot, restaurant, and hotel complex. According to the Route 66 Museum website, the Route 66 "Mother Road" Museum was dedicated here on July 4, 2000. 09-10







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