14715
New Mexico/Colorado
Tracks Across New Mexico: Historic Railways
Program No. 14715RJ
Length
8 days
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8 days
7 nights
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At a Glance

New Mexico played a huge part in Western expansion when railroad lines began to operate in the state in the 1800s. Journey new and old rails as you explore unique places others often miss while your railroad historian shares little-known facts.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Visit an authentic Harvey House, ride the Narrow-Gauge Railroad in Chama and take Amtrak to historic Las Vegas, N.M., where the railroad arrived in 1879.
  • Learn how the Doodlebug Line and the historic Chili Line Railroad played important roles during the beginnings of Western expansion.
  • Experience the new RailRunner train, Amtrak, Cumbres-Toltec Narrow-Gauge Railroad, and more as you follow the iron trails of cowboys, miners, merchants and immigrants.
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