Published on Thursday, September 12 2013 07:54
All aboard! The Lyons “Pioneer Express” is leaving this weekend on Platform 71 for a trip to fantasy and wonder. Don’t miss it.
Most people who live in Lyons are aware that the railroad played a large part in the development of the town. Beginning in the late 19th century/early 20th century with the Stanley Hotel is Estes Park bringing tourist in, and the Lyons’ quarries transporting sandstone out, and continuing to this day with the Depot Library, there has always been a rich railroad history here. What not many people realize is, that we have what has been described as, “the finest model railroad garden in northern Colorado,” right here in our back yard.
Local model train builder/enthusiast Steve Haskew and his wife Anne (she is a garden designer) are hosting open house this weekend to share his wonderful model train layout and her garden with