ridgway history

Official Press Release – Ridgway Capitalizes on its True Grit Connection

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in the new True Grit Walking Walking Tour in Ridgway. We met at the visitors center by the Railroad Museum, a testament to the history of the railroad and how it influenced the conception of the town. Fridays in Ridgway are also when the Farmers Market is …

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Ridgway Railroad Museum in Ouray County has New Exhibits

The Ridgway Railroad Museum, located near the only traffic light in Ouray County, recently opened its 2011 season with a new look and several new exhibits.  “As many people know, we had a water pipe burst during the extreme cold snap in February,” said museum vice-president Jim Pettengill, “so after repairs were completed we took the opportunity …

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