Category Archives: Transportation

National Museum of World War II Aviation

I hadn’t visited the museum, right here in Colorado Springs, before because a new building was under construction. I finally made it on a breezy, rainy Saturday. I stayed about 3 hours. There are 20 or so planes in three … Continue reading

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

As the summer weather heats up and birding in the middle of the day becomes less inviting, I look for other things to explore. Like this museum. I wasn’t expecting much because, well … Pueblo. The museum consists of two … Continue reading

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Golden Spike National Historical Park

I’ve long been aware of this park and the history that occurred here, but it was never on my list of go-to places because it was so remote from anywhere I thought I’d ever be. But since we were at … Continue reading

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Labor Day Balloon Festival

Since we were up … We parked three or four blocks north of Memorial Park and arrived about 10 minutes before the first balloon lifted off. We stayed for both waves. Things looked much as they did two years ago, … Continue reading

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Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

I booked rides on the Leadville Railroad at 10:00 am on Saturday. The town was about 20 minutes from our B&B. We were able to board right when we arrived, and we sat in an open car that had a … Continue reading

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