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The 10 Best Historical Sites in Colorado!
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Press Release – High demand for Premier Rail Collection’s 2016 THE POLAR EXPRESS™
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LA Times – Sweet vistas and music: What’s not to like about the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad’s concert train in Colorado? – June 20, 2016
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Denver Post – Ride a mountain train to some of Colorado’s best beers
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LA Times – Colorado: Ride historic Rio Grande railway to mountaintop concerts – April 24, 2015
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Travel and Leisure – America’s Most Romantic Train Trips – March 2015
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The Morning Call – Anne Hills brings rhythms of trains and folk music together – October 17, 2014
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AlamosaNews.com – Rabbitbrush Rambler: The great escape. Part I – October 7, 2014
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KGNU.org – Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Americana Festival – September 1, 2014
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Travel Pulse – The Premier Rail Collection Rolls Out the Holiday Season – August 27, 2014
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10BEST: OUTDOOR CONCERT VENUES YOU SHOULDN’T MISS!
USAToday.com/ 10Best.com | June 2, 2014
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Playing on the Tracks – Chicago Tribune – May 25, 2014

Rail tours unite performers, music lovers and train buffs

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2013 Rails & Ales Review
“It was the most unique beer festival in Colorado, and one any serious beer and/or train lover should put on their 2014 calendar.”
blogs.Gazette.com, 6/26/2013
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Wall Street Journal, 9/14/2012 –
In search of a ring nebula, the Wall Street Journal’s John Bussey left the bright lights of the big city, and ventured high into Colorado.
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Pueblo West View, 8/30/2012 –
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Encompass AAA Magazine, 8/26/2012 –
The La Veta Pass Route Photo Spectacular combines photography, autumn and one of Colorado’s loveliest train rides into a compact four-day package, Sept. 21-24, 2012. Passengers snap classic railroad photos along the route that was once called The Scenic Line of the World. Staged vintage cars and railroad workers in period dress add authenticity and a sense of nostalgia to the event.
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American Bus Association, 7/11/2012
Press Release for Flying W Wranglers Benefit Concert
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Denver Post, 5/12/2012:
Denver Post 2012 Summer Escapes: Alamosa, Colorado
What makes it a great escape: The largest city in the San Luis Valley, Alamosa has hot-springs pools, hiking, two railroads and the Zapata Falls to explore, and a wildlife refuge that borders the Rio Grande River. It’s also a good launching point for Great Sand Dunes National Park.
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2Wired2TiredTravel.com, 5/12/2012
Explore your own backyard

Train travel enables your family to pick a trip that’s right for you. While flights are quick and get you from Point A to Point B, train travel enables you to explore what’s in your own backyard. For westerners, Rio Grande Scenic Railroad offers an unforgettable train-travel experience with beautiful views of several 14,000-foot mountains and breath-taking views.
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Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2011:
“Something to Sing About on the Rio Grande”
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Travelagewest.com, May 31, 2011
“Colorado’s Train Journeys”
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eGlobalTravelMedi.com, May 19, 2011
“Colorado’s Scenic and Historic Railroads and Trains Offer a Glimpse into Colorado’s Storied Past”
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KOAA.com, May 12, 2011
“Rio Grande Railroad adds historic New Orleans cars”
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The Chieftain, May 4, 2011
“Scenic train adding famed ‘City of New Orleans’ cars”
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Wow! What a day

Article by 5th Wheel Wanderings

Sunday we rode the San Luis and Rio Grande Scenic Railroad from La Veta to Fir, near the top of La Veta Pass, where we attended a great concert. Fir is the location of a abandoned town that once served mining activity in the area. The SLRG has created a concert venue there.The first wow was our travel in the dome car. This car gave us a better view of the surrounding scenery, as well as uncrowded seating and great food options.

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News Releases

Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Unveils Historic Club Cars; Excursions From Alamosa and La Veta Will Feature Famed City Of New Orleans Club Cars
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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Hosts Photographers Spectacular Excursion on the La Veta Pass Route, August 22-23, 2011
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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad Introduces Adventure Class Tickets For $10
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