Category Archives: trains

San Juan Skyway and more Durango

The San Juan Skyway is a highway loop in Colorado from Durango to Telluride to Ridgway to Ouray to Silverton and back to Durango.  It includes the famous Million Dollar Highway, a seemingly impossible route through the San Juan Mountains … Continue reading

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Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

Jointly owned by the states of Colorado and New Mexico, the Cumbres & Toltec RR preserves 64 miles of the Denver & Rio Grande route across north central New Mexico and south central Colorado.  It is the highest and longest … Continue reading

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Durango

If you’ve followed our blog for a while you probably know we love Durango Colorado.  We visited in the 90s and early 2000s and then had the opportunity to spend 3 Summers working for Carol and Jay at the Durango … Continue reading

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Cozad and North Platte Nebraska

Crossing Nebraska on the interstate we found a lovely city park and campground in Cozad. It was near enough to the Union Pacific main line to see up to 100 trains per day.  Cozad was also historically significant as it … Continue reading

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Trains of North Carolina

North Carolina has a long railroad history.  Many towns celebrate their rail heritage with murals.  In some towns the depot is a focal point for weddings and other events. South of Winston-Salem is the small town of Spencer which is … Continue reading

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Low Country and South Carolina

South Carolina’s Low Country is a great place to visit.  We had a limited time so we had to make the best of it.  Magnolia Plantation was spectacular when we visited during the peak week of azaleas.  Riotous color everywhere. … Continue reading

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North Florida and Folkston Georgia

Our primary reason to visit North Florida was to see our daughter and her family in Fleming Island.  We found Green Cove Springs to be a nice base.  The town has a rich history and lovely springs today. Folkston Georgia … Continue reading

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