• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Engine 278 exhibit
Denver & Rio Grande Western rail exhibit at Cimarron Canyon.
NPS Photo by Lisa Lynch
 

PLEASE NOTE: Engine 278 and the other rail cars have been temporarily removed from the trestle for restoration purposes.

Did You Know?

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The Curecanti Needle has long been a defining symbol and landmark of this region. In 1882, the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad entered the Black Canyon and promptly designated the Curecanti Needle as their symbol.