The good and the bad of the hot springs July 7, 2016 3 FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppLinkedinReddItEmailPrintTumblr Photo courtesy John M. MotterAround the turn of the century, circa 1900, the sound of narrow gauge engines was common throughout Archuleta County. In this photo, lumberjacks are skidding logs onto the train bound for the mill, where they will be refined into lumber. The editor of Pagosa Springs’ first newspaper, D.L. Egger, wasted no time in promoting the Pagosa Hot Springs. The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition of the Pagosa Springs SUN. Subscribe today by calling (970)264-2100 or click here.