Bishop, California: Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Old west ghost town of Laws exhibits a stuffed Siamese twin lamb in its Railroad Museum.

Laws Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Address:
Silver Canyon Rd, Bishop, CA
Directions:
Laws Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum, NE of Bishop, via US Hwy 6 to Silver Canyon Rd.
Phone:
760-873-5950
RA Rates:
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Laws is really quite a gem. There is a railroad station, an old locomotive, school house, mining operations bldg, printing office, barbershop, etc. It is actually a collection of buildings from the area brought together to form kind of a "living museum." The exhibits offer a wonderful variety of period pieces displayed inside rather authentic settings with cards explaining the era significance. There are uniforms, ranching and agricultural supplies, firearms, a foundry, etc.

The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The only negative is the lack of access for wheelchairs, but other than that it is only about 5 or 6 miles from Hwy 395 in Bishop.

[Tom Herlihy, 02/19/2015]
Freak lamb. Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

Freak Lamb. Perty cool.

[Wendy Brazill, 01/06/2015]
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This place is a great stop, especially for kids! Loved the bottle collection room, and the old school house.

[Wendy Brazill, 01/06/2015]
Freak lamb. Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

These are little lambs...

[Subachad, 11/18/2012]
Ghost Town and Freak Lamb

The 2-headed lamb looks more like a Steiffe toy, but the buildings are well worth perusing.

[Sydney Harter, 06/26/2010]

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