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Sidewall of my Sn3 pilot model.

Sidewall of my S-scale pilot model



2006 NATIONAL NARROW GAUGE CONVENTION


Creede

    Our route took us through Creede, another famous mining region served by the Denver & Rio Grande Railway.

convention header.



        MON. August 28, Creede, Lake City, Crested Butte and Gunnison    



    It rained off and on overnight but looks clear in the morning. I hate putting my tent away wet but have to. We've got a train to catch. But first we take a few detail photos of the bridge just outside the campground.

Creede

Creede

Creede

Creede

Creede depot

Creede depot

    We took lunch in Lake City, and took credit for bring the nice weather. The waitress claimed that it had rained all summer.

The Lake branch of the Gunnison River

The Lake branch of the Gunnison River

stone bank at Lake City

    We continued north towards Gunnison but took the west cut-off over Blue Mesa. Glenn wanted to take some panoramic photos in hope of creating a backdrop for his layout.

Glenn taking a panoramic photo

the scenic pinicles near Gunnison

poor thing

278 sits atop a section of bridge

more film

    Sadly, this marks the turning point in our trip. It's time to head home. We take US 50 through Montrose, Delta and into Grand Junction. Then on I-70 to Green River, Wyoming where we camp for the night.

camp

   


        TUE. August 29, Northern Nevada RR, Route 50    

        WED. August 30, N. Cal., DQ and home.    

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