CTS - Phantom Curve - EB2

Phantom Curve, CO

GPS Location

Train-Miles from Antonito: 31.6

Train-Miles from Chama: 31.7

Train-Miles from Denver: 312.30


Source: Rich Muth

This curve was named by the early engine crews because of the eerie shadows that were created by the head light of the locomotive reflecting off of various volcanic spires in this area. The volcanic spires are called “hoodoos."