Queen

Queen was a small stop located at the western foot of Mt. Montgomery where the railroad really started to gain elevation for its climb over the mountain pass. For the railroads use there was a section house, bunk house, privy, sand house, water tank, root cellar, bake oven, and tool house and at one time it even had a false front building that was likely a general store. Today nothing remains but the right of way, a few foundations and thousands of old tin cans scattered all over the desert floor.

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This is probably the remains of the railroad root cellar that was listed as “made of ties”.

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Looking north across a washed out fill. This is where the grade really started to climb.

Looking south across a washed out fill.

Looking south across a the same washed out fill.

Looking towards Laws, just north of the Queen station.

Looking towards Laws, just north of the Queen station.