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Mojave River Valley Museum
Caliente, CAPopulation - 1,019
Elevation - 1.312 ft.
Caliente, formerly Allen's Camp was renamed when the Southern Pacific Railroad established construction headquarters here in 1878 while track was laid over Tehachapi pass. It was a freighting center for Havilah and other mining towns as well as shipping point for cattle from Walker's Basin and Bear Mountain.Click the photo to begin the slideshow