Silverton-Chama - August 2018
RV Park we stayed at in Chama NM
...right by the river
Our ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
A view of the valley behind
The track ahead goes up this
Back at camp. Deer every morning.
A doe and fawn
Fawn following the doe across
The four stooges
Wildlife along the way
Used in a scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Cumbres Pass train stop along the way back. Highest elevation: 10015 ft
Coming down from the mountain, we will later cross the road here
At Osier, where we got a huge turkey dinner. Choice of Turkey or Meatloaf. Most chose Turkey.
In the town of Chama
Doug trying to get the right camera angle
Last day. It was rainy and we had the pavilion all to ourselves.
When the rain stopped, we had a fire.
Velocity Lake - Named from skiers skiing down the side - We used to call it Hidden Lake
Ruby, the Wonder Dog
Dredging with a magnet
Location of a vein of Rhodonite
The pink is Rhodonite
Max, the other Wonder Dog, galloping across the landscape
This used to be a dwelling with an old safe in it
All that's left is the safe
ATV & Dog Wash
Sunset in Silverton
Beginning our descent down Corkscrew
A view from afar of Velocity Lake
Silverton train by our RV Park
Wildflowers by Kite Lake
We were previously on those tailings
A storm looked imminent so we put on our rain gear. Shortly after we helped someone in a pickup that got stuck.
The Rum Bar in Silverton - They were going out of business and this was their last night
Doug & Alice
From the roof of the Rum Bar
Having lunch in Ouray CO
Fantastic trip as always! Can't wait till next year!