Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

The restored Kelso Depot is as beautiful today as ever

1026-kelso-depot.jpg A stop at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center is always in order whenever passing by Thumbnails I stand in front of Kelso Depot and look across the train tracks toward the Providence Mountains A stop at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center is always in order whenever passing by Thumbnails I stand in front of Kelso Depot and look across the train tracks toward the Providence Mountains A stop at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center is always in order whenever passing by Thumbnails I stand in front of Kelso Depot and look across the train tracks toward the Providence Mountains A stop at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center is always in order whenever passing by Thumbnails I stand in front of Kelso Depot and look across the train tracks toward the Providence Mountains A stop at the Kelso Depot Visitor Center is always in order whenever passing by Thumbnails I stand in front of Kelso Depot and look across the train tracks toward the Providence Mountains

I remember when this was still a big boarded-up building years ago, possibly slated for demolition.