• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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Mojave National Preserve
2701 Barstow Road
Barstow, California 92311

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(760) 928-2572

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Did You Know?

photo of detail on Kelso Depot.

The railroad town of Kelso in Mojave National Preserve was named in 1905 by railroad construction workers. Two men placed their names in a hat, along with that of a third who had just moved away. The name drawn from the hat was that of John H. Kelso, the man absent from the drawing. More...