The monument is in northern New Mexico, situated beside the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, between Chama, New Mexico, and Antonito, Colorado. and is accessible only by rail. The precise location is at milepost 315.3 near the west entrance to Rock Tunnel, 9 track miles north of Chama, NM, and 50 track miles southeast of Antonito, CO. President Garfield was assassinated in 1881, during the construction of the railroad. The monument was made and erected by construction workers.
Lumix DMC-TZ5, ISO 100, 9.8 mm, f/4.4, 1/160 s, 24 June 2012