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Travel Blogs from Chama
I know it is the same train and same smoke and same steam. But to a train nut, it is excitement of the moment. LOL
I will try and add comments to the pictures for clarity.
Rode six hours and last hour in intermittent rain. Not Bad with rain all around us.
Hope you enjoy pictures.
Train Ride tomorrow. I am very excited being a train nut.
We rode to visit Willy's brother and his lovely wife Char who have a holiday home just outside of Chama. Great ride. Rode over 6 high passes and watched the old Steam train chug over the mountains. Watched the sunset over the mountains drinking 'moonshine' and eating ...
... and the day could easily slip away from you. We did feel it may be better suited to our "empty nest" trip which keeps getting bigger and bigger!
On the highway to Los Ojos we saw a large herd of bison which we haven't seen thus far on the trip. We pulled over awhile and watched them grazing. We continued on to Heron Lake State Park where we would be spending Caleb's birthday. When ...
... 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 ...