National Geographic : 1951 Aug
SNational ueograpnlc society A "Galloping Goose," Half Train, Half Bus, Delights Vacationists On summer week ends Rio Grande Southern's wheeled hybrid carries picnickers and sight-seers between Ridg way and Lizard Head. Once it operated daily. Driver Jim Cooper, here handing over a sack of bullion, carries rifle and shovel to deal with wild animals and rock slides. Koaacnromes Dy J acK ureed ' Red Mountain, Once a Boom Town, Slips Quietly into Decay Each year's storms and rock slides take their toll of abandoned cabins and mine shaft buildings (back ground) in this ghost town high in the San Juan Mountains. Red Mountain in the late 1800's boasted hotel, railroad, newspapers, and countless bars.