The Station Master's Journal is the place where
the most recent information about Augusta Station is posted. It also includes more photos, descriptions of techniques
we use in building our layout, and other things I think may be of interest to those who love trains and model railroading.
|The Alamosa Train
|Steam over LaVeta Pass
GRAND SCENIC RAILROAD Take a ride behind the only standard gauge steam locomotive operating
in Colorado. One horseshoe curve follows another as you wind in and out of side canyons as the train climbs over
9,200 foot La Veta Pass. By night this is a revenue generating freight operation and a tourist line by day. Real Colorado
Members of the Mississippi Valley N Scalers club have contributed many hours to the construction of
the MK&P. More pictures and information about the MK&P layout are available on their site. Find out about their many
other activities and how you can join the club.
|This is a great monthly publication available only on-line
The Wabash Frisco & Pacific is a family fun place on Sundays when the little steam railroad
takes passengers on an entertaining ride through the Ozark woods.
THE ROYAL GORGE ROUTE
Starting from Canyon City, Colorado, you can ride a train over the former Rio Grande mainline through the Royal Gorge of the Arkansas River.
The tracks are 1000 feet below the rim of a canyon so narrow room for them can barely be found alongside the river. It
is an excellent way to spend two hours of a trip to Colorado.
Georgetown Loop RR
Conveniently located next to I-70 west of Denver, a ride on the Georgetown
Loop Railroad gives you a sample size experience of Colorado narrow gauge railroading.
Saint Louis Museum
Located just off I-270 west of Saint Louis a large and varied collection
of locomotives and rolling stock is on display