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Denver just became a ski-in, ski-out town

Jason Blevins
The Denver Post
Toni Leuthold, hands skis to a skier as she helps unload skis and snowboards after the arrival of the Amtrak Winter Park Resort Ski Train at Winter Park, Colorado on March 15, 2014. For the first time since 2009 the Amtrak Winter Park Resort Ski Train made two trips from Denver's Union Station to Winter Park Ski area. The two trips sold out in a matter of hours and officials at Amtrak hope to work out a way to have the ski train come back on an annual basis.
Denver Post file photo | THE DENVER POST

Gary DeFrange remembers that spring afternoon in 2009 when he watched the former Ski Train disappear into the Moffat Tunnel for the last time. It was the end of a nearly 70-year run of weekend train service between downtown Denver and Winter Park ski area.

He vowed to get that train back.

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