Eastern Mojave Vegetation Minturn, Eagle County, Colorado.
 
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Minturn was developed primarily as a railroad town in the late 1800s. The Rio Grande railroad line extended across the state of Colorado and Minturn was an important railroad division point. Railroad workers from around the country settled in Minturn, where they installed extra engines in railroad cars for more power over steep mountain passes.


Elevation: 7861ft, 2396m.

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Date and time this article was prepared:8:01:35 AM, 3/17/2019.