CTS - Lava - EB2

Lava, NM

GPS Location

Train-Miles from Antonito:10.85

Train-Miles from Chama: 52.45

Train-Miles from Denver: 291.55

Elevation: 8.506'

You will be able to see on the left another track device that is utilized to turn the train. This one is called a balloon loop because of its shape.


The existing tank was moved from its original location in Antonito, CO. The original Lava Tank was destroyed by a fire caused by a careless smoker in 1971. Water for the tank was supplied from the Los Pinos river deep in the canyon to your right.