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Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Nate and Karen were in town for Memorial Day Weekend, so we decided to do something fun. We headed to Durango and rode the old narrow-gauge train from there to Silverton and back. We were supposed to leave Durango Sunday … Continue reading

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Tourism on I-80 (such as it is)

On my way back from Illinois, I made two stops.  I’ve driven past Iowa 80 many times and figured I’d stop sometime. On Friday, my tire pressure light was on, giving me the excuse I needed. (The light meant nothing—just … Continue reading

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Royal Gorge Route

We rode the train through the Royal Gorge. It was pricey, but we could have spent a lot more money than we did. Even the hamburgers were $20, so we went foodless.  Before we took off, I climbed up on … Continue reading

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Colorado Railroad Museum

The Colorado Railroad Museum is tucked between hills in an industrial section of Golden. The place was hopping on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon.  It’s not huge or fancy, but I had a good time. The old station has … Continue reading

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