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ATSF Engine No. 761


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ATSF Engine No. 761 Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Engine No. 761, an 1890 vintage, is one of the steam locomotive workhorses of the main line between Chicago and the west.

Included in the display located adjacent to the historic depot and Visitors Center, is the Tender and the 1900 Series Southern Pacific Drover Caboose, purchased from the State of Nevada Historical Railroad Museum. Historically, the "Drover Car" was set behind the cattle car, and cowboys stayed in the caboose and managed the herd. This particular Drover Car ran the route from Montana to California.


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Los Caballeros Golf Club

Los Caballeros Golf Club (LCGC) is a top ranking, semi-private golf club set at the foot of the Bradshaw Mountains in the upper Sonoran Dessert. LCGC offers beautiful driving ranges, putting greens, and a short game practice area -- perfect for your next golf vacation. Constructed in 1979

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Jail Tree

This 200 year-old mesquite tree once served as Wickenburg's Jail. From 1863 to 1890

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Old Post Office

The Old Brick Post Office was built in 1930 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Before the time of the boardwalks, a single window served the people arriving on horseback to get their mail. This may have been the forerunner of the "drive - up window!"

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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Take a step back in time and feel the excitement and romance of the West at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, known as "Arizona's Most Western Museum."

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Vulture Peak

Vulture Peak Trail is a short but steep trail that takes hikers from the base of Vulture Peak (2,480 feet) to a saddle (3,420 feet) just below the summit in only two miles. From this point, experienced hikers can "scramble" up an extremely steep and narrow "chute"

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