So you want to know where to run a railroad? How about next to a river? Sure, you may have to carve
away half the canyon wall to get it to work, but you also know the grade won't be oppressive.|
This is just west of Hot Sulfur Springs, where that County Building is. Colorado is loaded with hot springs. Not quite as many as Yellowstone, but at here, they're turned about 20 of 'em into resorts. Can't do that with a national park, I'm afraid.