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An Interesting Visit


Last updated 10/20/2021 at 9:47am

I enjoy reading old newspapers' tales of extended tours visiting Colorado. Times were certainly different in the 1890s and early twentieth century. Groups this size still come to Colorado from the midwest, but they do not have the impact today as they did when Colorado Springs was just over 20,000 residents. The transportation is generally tour buses, and the time spent is usually a week, not a month!

An elegant train, consisting of four of the Santa Fe's sleeping cars and a large library and observation car, pulled into the depot at 1 p.m. yesterday. It was a special from Denver, and cont...

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