News Archive


Published and found at

The Colorado and New Mexico Historic Steam Railroad Was Selected for the Third Time by the Readers of USA Today as the 2020 “Best Scenic Train Ride” ANTONITO CO & CHAMA NM, AUGUST 28, 2020  As they did in 2017, 2019 and now in 2020, the readers of USA Today have the selected the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad (C&TSR) as the No.

“The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a National Historic Landmark that moves,” Bush said.

The 2020 top ten winners in the scenic train ride category are: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Colebrookdale Railroad Cass Scenic Railroad Roaring Camp Railroads Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Wilmington & Western Railroad Strasburg Rail Road Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway White Pass & Yukon Route Railway The Cumbres & Toltec was originally part of the Denver & Rio Grande Western, San Juan Extension that was built in 1880.  It was saved from demolition in 1970 when the states of Colorado and New Mexico stepped in to purchase the railroad and keep it running as an historical example of early railroading in the West.

Read the full article