Train Guides and Trips

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (former D&RGW)
by jimlarkey on Sep 22, 2010
Antonito, Colorado, United States
Train | 86 miles
Time to kick back, and leave the driving to someone else....diesel bus and coal-fired, narrow-gauge, steam train.  The Cumbres & Toltec is America's highest narrow-gauge steam train.We boarded the bus at Antonito, CO (7,888') and traveled 36 miles to Cumbres Pass (10,015'), the highest point on the rail route between Antonito and Chama.  At Cumbres Pass we boarded locomotive #484, beginning our downhill (1.4% grade) journey to Antonito.The Lobato Trestle 5 miles...
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The Leadville High Line Railroad, LC&S RR
by jimlarkey on Jul 27, 2010
Leadville, Colorado, United States
Train | 18.6 miles
We did our we earned this trip!  Check the Leadville, Colorado & Southern website for ticket prices, and schedules.We enjoyed sitting on our butts and playing tourist for a change.  I think you'll enjoy the trip, particularly if you plan to do it when the aspens turn to gold.And if you want to travel back in time, check out our Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad trip, just a few months later....


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