The Multi-Commodity Maintenance Center, referred to as a Maintenance Center (MC), is located within the Yermo Annex of MCLB Barstow. Yermo is located 11 miles east of Barstow adjacent to Interstate 15 (eight miles east of Nebo). Both Nebo and Yermo are approximately 2,100 feet above sea level and are situated in the heart of the Mojave Desert. The Maintenance Center consists of three large steel, concrete, and brick buildings valued at $142M. Buildings provide a total of 742,510 square feet of covered workspace. Hardstand around central repair facility provides 1.7M square feet of outside storage, staging and limited work area. Central repair shop is structured around a 1,050-foot long by 80-foot wide crane way. Two 87.5-ton bridge cranes servicing the crane way. Two 40-ton cranes, a 30-ton crane, a 20-ton crane, two 10-ton cranes, and numerous other smaller cranes are throughout the building. Shop equipment is valued at $259M, ranging from heavy industrial equipment to state-of-the-art laser optical test equipment.
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