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FEATURED OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
Anza Borrego Desert State Park / Carrizo Gorge
In the late 1800's and early 1900s, there was an increasing need for freight and passenger railroad service from Yuma, Arizona to San Diego, California. In 1907, the San Diego & Eastern Railroad Company broke ground to build this route.
Many called it "the impossible railroad", due almost entirely to the extraordinary terrain, through an area called the Carrizo Gorge. Near the southern edge of the Anza Borrego Desert State Park is the Carrizo Gorge and today the remants of the railroad are there for the adventurer to explore. One of the many highlights of the route are the tunnels and tressles that were built over 100 years ago and which were still in use recently.
Also stananding is the abandoned railroad camp, used to support construction of the RR. Old blasting powder cans are still present, slowly rusting away. A great way to step back in time.
Dos Cabasas Train Depo Ruins
Blasting Can Buildings
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