A Voice of Colorado No. 15 Version 5.0:

In the State of Colorado history is everywhere. For example, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, which dates to the 19th century, has been in a number of well-known films and movies. According to fans of the living history it is as famous as its co-stars, which include Kevin Costner, Harrison Ford and Gregory Peck:

• In 2014 it was in A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST, starring Seth McFarland, Liam Neeson, and Charlize Theron.
• In 2014 it appeared in the documentary PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BILLY THE KID.
• In 2014 it was seen in KLONDIKE, which included Abbie Cornish, Marton, Csokas, and Ian Hart.
• In 2010 it was included in the production PBS AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: WYATT EARP, featuring Michael Murphy, Bob Bose Bell, and Katherine Benton-Cohen.
• In 2000 it was featured in JERICHO, starring MARK VALLEY, Leon Coffee, and R. Lee Ermey. The production won the Crystal Palm Award Best Feature and the Platinum Award for Independent Theatrical Feature.
• In 1998 was in the production GUNFIGHTERS OF THE WEST, which starred Jack Bostick, Brian Dennehy, and Tony Disabatino.
• In 1995 in was in the feature film WYATT EARP, starring Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, and Gene Hackman. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Cinematography, an ASC Award for Best Cinematography, and won the Spur Award for Best Drama Script.
• In 1994 it was seen in the production GREAT AMERICAN TRAIN RIDES, starring Paul C. Trimble.
• In 1991 it was in the film BROTHERHOOD OF THE GUN, starring Brian Bloom, Jamie Rose, and Jorge Cervera, Jr.
• In 1989 it appeared with Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix, and Alison Doody in INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE. The film went on to win the Oscar for Best Effects and Sound Effects Editing. It was nominated for Best Sound. The film was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.
• In 1980 it was seen in the film LEGEND OF THE LONE RANGER, starring Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd and Klinton Spilsbury.
• Many might recognize it from the 1975 film MISSOURI BREAKS, which starred Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, and Randy Quaid.
• A few might recall seeing it in the film SHOOTOUT, in 1970, which starred Gregory Peck, Patricia Quinn, and Robert F. Lyons.

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