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Yule Marble pieces

Marble

The mountain town of Marble is the home of a quarry that has provided marble for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, and hundreds of other buildings.

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Salida street art

Salida

Salida is a starting point for whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River and has a growing arts community. It also is a gateway to the new Browns Canyon National Monument.

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Ridgway Railroad Museum

Staff writer The Ridgway Railroad Museum commemorates the town’s role as a railroad hub for the San Juan Mountains and birthplace of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, which ran over Dallas Divide, into the mining towns of Telluride, Ophir and Rico and on to Durango. Ridgway served the railroad’s engines in its roundhouse and housed the company’s offices from 1891 to 1953. Visitors can walk through a carefully restored caboose…

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