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Salida Depot

The postcard below, depicting the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot and  “Mount” Tenderfoot was provided to us by Christopher Kolomitz, a collector of Colorado memorabilia. Judging by the parked cars, the photo was probably taken sometime in the mid to late 1930s.

We thought it would be fun to take a modern photograph from the same angle (at right). The depot is gone; there is now a bike and footpath along the river, there are more trees, and a parking lot where the depot once stood. The old bridge, the “S” and the lookout are still in place.