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Craig, Colorado: Fancy Train Car: The Marcia

Pullman luxury train car built in 1906 and turned into an out-of-place public park addition in 1953. Tours are offered on occasion.

335 E. Victory Way, Craig, CO
Downtown, on the northwest corner of US Hwy 40/E. Victory Way and Washington St.
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The Marcia.

Fancy Train Car: The Marcia

Folks can take a free tour of an old Pullman luxury train car that was custom built in 1906 for David Moffat, a financier and industrialist from Denver. Our guide, Rebecca, told us that Moffat was largely credited with bringing the railroad to Craig, which had a big economic impact on the area. While in town, check out the elk scene -- the area has one of the largest elk herds in the world.

[YY, 12/14/2017]

The equivalent of today's private jet -- but more sumptuous -- The Marcia was moved to its current spot as a tourist attraction in July 1953.

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Chainsaw Art GardenChainsaw Art Garden, Craig, CO - < 1 mi.
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Doc Holliday's Grave, Glenwood Springs, CO - 68 mi.

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