Photo by Linda Shore

The caboose that will serve as the new Sky Islands Tourism Association (SITA) Visitors Center is lowered onto its new home in Doc Mock Park.

“A Welcome Center located in a railroad car in a town whose history is rooted in mining and railroad is proof that history repeating itself can be a good thing,” wrote Linda Shore, President of SITA.

“People are donating money for the restoration and offering to volunteer,” she said recently. “The timeline for opening is driven by the funding for the restoration.”