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Durango’s 140-year-old steam locomotive is just one of Colorado’s spectacular historic rail lines.

Ride the Rails to Discover Hidden History and Incredible Hiking in Colorado

Follow the footsteps of cowboys and coal miners—and catch a rare glimpse of the state’s wild inner core.
At Fritz’s Railroad Restaurant in Kansas City, call in your order from your table’s telephone and watch it be delivered by train.

Missouri’s One-Of-A-Kind Restaurants Offer Delicious Cuisine and a Dose of History

Ribs inside a railcar, filets in a Civil War hospital and wings in an airport hangar – the Show-Me State is full of unique culinary experiences.
Talcott, West Virginia

John Henry Monument

This statue in Talcott, West Virginia, is an enduring symbol of American grit.
Winter Garden, Florida

Central Florida Railroad Museum

An unsuspecting brick building outside Orlando houses decades of train ephemera.