Old D&RG 168 steam locomotive gets new life

Published: September 24, 2015

D&RG 168 steam locomotiveColorado Springs, Colo. – A historic locomotive that has been on display in Antlers Park since 1938 is scheduled to be moved Wednesday afternoon.

Old 168 is set to roar back to life on the Cumbres and Toltec Railroad, which is a scenic line that runs through the mountains between Antonito, Colo. and Chama, N.M.

The public is invited to watch as the 1883 locomotive begins its journey to its new home by being moved onto a flatbed truck. The move is scheduled to happen at 1 p.m.

Read more from KRDO.com.