Monday, June 5, 2006
Long a feature of Ouray Hot Springs Park, Denver & Rio Grande Western narrow gauge caboose number 0575 was relocated to the Ridgway Railroad Museum for restoration. On May 30, 2006, the caboose was loaded onto a semi flatbed trailer and trucked over US 550 to the museum grounds at Ridgway. The caboose will remain the property of Ouray County Historical Society, but all mainenance will be done by the museum. Visit the Ridgway Railroad Museum site for details along with pictures of the move.