Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad named National Historic Landmark


Staff Writer

One of the newest national historical landmarks is partially in Archuleta County — the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad San Juan Extension of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

The designation was announced in an Aug. 8 letter from J. Paul Loether, chief of the National Register of Historic Places and the National Historic Landmarks Program that was sent to Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Clifford Lucero.

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