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Man in the Private Car


In 1932 a private railroad car was set out at the Colorado Springs, Santa Fe station. Now this had happened regularly since the railroads were built. Usually the resident of the car would then take a room in one of the area's fine hotels. Years ago I told the story of the Vanderbuilts' visit to the area. Then owners of the New York Central Railroad, they stayed at the Antlers Hotel (the Broadmoor had not been built yet).

The owner of this car elected to stay in his car. A limo picked him up and took him on a tour of the area. This was a stop on a tour of the United States. He had been in Ca...

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