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25 Tiny Towns to Visit for a Glimpse at How We Used to Live

Bob Vila Logo By Manasa Reddigari of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 25: <p>Though Durango served as a film location for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," its Wild West persona isn't just an act. Visitors to the <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/all-aboard-9-railroad-cars-converted-into-homes-47634">historic railroad town</a> can relive frontier days at the annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering or by boarding a steam-powered train—in operation since 1882—bound for the old mining village of Silverton.</p><br><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/the-20-best-town-mottoes-from-east-to-west-51687?#.WnMwtJOpmRs">The 20 Best Town Mottoes from East to West</a></strong></p>

Durango, Colorado

Though Durango served as a film location for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," its Wild West persona isn't just an act. Visitors to the historic railroad town can relive frontier days at the annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering or by boarding a steam-powered train—in operation since 1882—bound for the old mining village of Silverton.


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