Coal Dust and Oysters Tour by Horsefly History Tours
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Downtown Durango - Meets at The Palace Restaurant | 9:46am
This tour focuses on South Main Avenue. This district was the dirtier part of town due to the proximity of the train station and smelter. Near the very southern end was the Italian district and there you could find the affordable hotels frequented by miners and ranchers. Visit the site of a notorious gun battle between two rival gangs. A hotel with a strange murder and the businesses of two famous Coloradans whom you may not have guessed lived in Durango. 10 people max.Tour is 1.5 hours.