From the Ouray County Herald and Ouray
50 Years Ago
July 10, 1969 – It has been about 18 years since the Galloping Goose wheezed up and over Lizard Head Pass, traversing high mountain slopes where early day engineers said it was impossible to build a railroad. Memories of the line – its actual name was Rio Grande Southern Railroad – are stirred by a 16-page booklet by Charles Engel of Rico, Colo., who watched the Galloping Goose hatch from adversity in 1931. En...