SSPRR Run Room

Playing with Toy Trains

Two Colorado Rail Excursions in September 2011

We rode the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad from Alamosa, CO to La Veta, CO and return Saturday the 17th.

Preparing Train for Boarding in Alamosa - Engine is oil fired.
The open car is in the front on the way to La Veta and on the back retuning.

Sat Train 

Sangre de Cristo Creek from the Open Car


Southern Colorado
The train runs through Costilla County and the private Forbes Park development.


Early Southern Colorado Color

Early Color

Fir, Colorado has Rail Access only.
This concert venue featured John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band the day we rode.
Some of the audience came from Alamosa and some came from La Veta.

Fir Colorado

Deer Herd seen on the return trip

Deer Herd


Return to Thursday trip on the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad