A SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE #27 – “CLOSED – NOT A STORE”
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[Silver Plume, Colorado, Pop. 203; July, 2012]
I can't imagine why anyone would think this was a store . . . . .
Silver Plume, Colorado, an ancient silver mining camp, is located in the Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic District. The District’s main attraction is the “Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park” and its narrow-gauge passenger train.
The passenger train that connects Silver Plume and Georgetown is justifiably famous. As the train huffs and puffs through the magnificent mountain scenery, it executes a series of 360° loops, which is rare in railroading.
I highly recommend the Railroad Park and its passenger train.
Colorado has dozens of ancient mining camps, many of them clinging to life. I have found that these small “dots on the map” almost always offer good photographic opportunities.
As always, thanks for stopping by!
Also by Richard Knight
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