Colorado landscapes: Silverton - train depot

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The next stop on our recent Colorado trip was the area of Silverton. We stayed at a wonderful campsite, just a few minutes away from town and surrounded by high mountains. With 2,836m (9,305 ft) Silverton is one of the highest towns in the United States. It is a former mining camp but has no longer active mining. We had our car but you can reach the town also from Durango, Colorado by a train of the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, a National Historic Landmark.

You can’t resist the charm of this old mining town, especially around the train depot, where we went the first evening after our arrival…


Silverton train depot 1

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Silverton train depot 3