According the their website steam was to run starting June 26 on weekends. We visited on July 12th and they had only fired the steamer for the first time the day before and there were issues so it wasn't running. Very disappointed.
The ride through La Veta pass was pretty, but the rest was just OK. We had first class seats in the dome car and did enjoy the hosts. We ate a late lunch and it was pretty good and was decently priced. Would have thought a first class ticket would include at least a soft drink or water.
Not much to La Veta other than some art galleries, Did get an ice cream at the little grocery. Glad it wasn't a long layover.
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