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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad

Excursion Trains

Excursion trains offer a great seat any day of the week. Pick your class of service and prepare to discover a ride full of train history, mining tales, wildlife sightings, geology and did we mention bears? Come see why USA Today named us a Top Ten Ride.

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Summer Mountaintop Concerts

Come see how the west was sung. Mountain Rails Live concert series is our idea of a perfect Colorado summer day by combining train rides with great live music performances. We’ve designed our concert site to perfectly complement the natural acoustics of our mountaintop amphitheater. Ride once and you’ll be a believer!

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Rails & Ales 2014 - BOOK EARLY

This event sells out fast! Rails & Ales combines some of our favorite things: classic rail equipment, rustic Rocky Mountain setting, live music, smoking hot BBQ and handcrafted brews from the region's best.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - New this year!

Whistle Stop Blog

Giddy-up Iron Horse
Stories
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was the first company in the U.S. to be granted authority to transport both passengers and freight, but due to the uneven land they had to use horse-drawn trains instead of steam engines. A nearby inventor named Pete...
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Does Anybody Know What Time It Is?
Stories
Time is relative. Especially when you don’t have a agreed upon standard time and a concise methods of telling time (let me tell you, sundials can be a very subjective instrument). Back in the mid-1800s America still ran on local time which could var...
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Back on Track
Stories
Like a bear waking from hibernation, our blog is back after a deep Christmas and New Year’s sleep to find it’s now 2014! How did we get off track? We had plans, ideas, and stories. This is like that dream where you forget to show up for the final exa...
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