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... visit, he provided several firsthand accounts of railway history, back to the 1920s when the train originally hauled sheep, lumber, and coal. He worked on his father's ranch, tending up to1,000 sheep and recalled a time when tens of thousands of sheep grazed in the mountains surrounding the valley. The Great Depression wiped out many of those ranches and tough times fell on the area until a 1950's oil boom resurrected jobs and the railroad.
We invited him ...
... maybe even over a billion – they were possibly the most abundant mammal in North America.
Prairie dogs are very susceptible to bubonic plague and many wild colonies have been wiped out by it. The largest recorded prairie dog' town' covered some 25,000 square miles (65,000 square kilometers). That Texas town was home to perhaps four hundred million prairie dogs. Had a great ride south but cold coming home with solid rain for the last 20 miles. A great weekend....
... peas from Char's garden at 7,800 ft altitude. Life's good!!!!
'Chama' is the western terminus of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad, a steam-driven, narrow gauge heritage railway which carries visitors to and from Osier, CO and Antonito, CO during the ...
... s quite a bit smaller yet seemed to have so much to offer. Downtown's plaza (a grassy town square) was bustling with activity but also seemed to be a place to just sit and relax too. It is surrounded by unique shops, tons of art gallery's and museums, and great looking restaurants. There were musicians set up and people were just strolling around or laying on blankets. It was a great spot to ...
... from Chama, and the train stops to allow passengers to lunch at a locally prominent site, Osier. That gave us plenty to time to get to Los Pinos ahead of 216's scheduled arrival at 2:16 p.m. We got there around 11:30 a.m., so we drove on to Chama, looking for picture-taking locations as we went. At Chama, we made sandwiches for lunch, found a campground, unhitched the camper and headed back to Los Pinos.
From Los Pinos all the way back to ...