FUN-travel: Sweet Silverton, CO

June 4, 2018 by  

  • Only 111 miles to drive today…

…& lollygagging was clearly the plan of the day…

…due to the…

Iron Horse Bike Race – 50 mile ride from Durango to Silverton…

1st Stop – Ouray, CO

…& our road closed until 1:30.

FUN-fact – Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad – constructed to haul silver & gold ore from Southwest Colorado’s San Juan Mountains…passengers soon realized it was the view that was truly precious.

More FF – This historic train has been in continuous operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882, carrying passengers behind vintage steam locomotives and rolling stock indigenous to the line.

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