MY WIFE HAD THIS IN HER WEDDING PLANNER SCRAP BOOK—WE DID GET A HONEYMOON TRAIN RIDE….A DINNER TRAIN IN NEW YORK STATE.
Tuesday, July 7th – Chama, NM elev. 7,892 feet.
We went to Chama Train Station and picked up our train tickets to ride the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Steam engine and train from Chama, NM to Antonito, Co, and ride the bus back to Chama. It was an all day train trip through the mountains of northern New Mexico and southern Colorado, with a lunch stop at a cafeteria in Osier, CO.
In 2003, John and I rode this train in coach. There were two bench seats facing each other, and we had both to ourselves. We could also walk back to the gondola car – an open air car with no seats, that gave unobstructed views of high cliffs and mountains. Eleven years later, we decided to ride Tourist Deluxe… We were seated by windows at a table for four. Our tablemates were very nice folks, very easy to…
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