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The Museum of Northwest Colorado's train exhibit highlights a buggy on Yampa Avenue.

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Stepping off the train in Craig in November of 1915, a visitor might have felt that he was at the edge of civilization. He was — at least as far as western Colorado went. The small frontier town, basking in the noon sunshine of a dry autumn day, was at the end of the line on the Moffat Railroad. The community was fortunate that the rails had come that far, for the railroad’s arrival was a major game-changer for the remote area.

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