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|Locale||Mojave Desert, California|
|Dates of operation||March 12, 1913–Present|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge|
The TRC handles 18,000 cars annually (1996 estimate). Commodities hauled include:
- Sulfuric acid
- Soda ash
- Salt cake
- Material for the U.S. Navy China Lake Facility
Passenger train service was offered on the TRC but was discontinued in 1937.
- Fickewirth, Alvin A. (1992). California railroads: an encyclopedia of cable car, common carrier, horsecar, industrial, interurban, logging, monorail, motor road, shortlines, streetcar, switching and terminal railroads in California (1851-1992). San Marino, CA: Golden West Books. ISBN 0-87095-106-8.
- Stindt, Fred A. (1996). American Shortline Railway Guide (5th ed.). Waukesha, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing. ISBN 0-89024-290-9.
- Walker, Mike (1997). Steam Powered Video's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - California and Nevada (Post Merger ed.). Kent, United Kingdom: Steam Powered Publishing. ISBN 1-874745-08-0.
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