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Union Pacific Northwest

Written on January 26, 2015

Now available online: Union Pacific Northwest A Revise and Expanded History of the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company Union Pacific Railroad and its predecessors have been involved in the Pacific Northwest for nearly 150 years. Beginning in 1862 when the first steam powered portage railroad was built around the Cascades, the Columbia River and the Continue Reading »

Great travel packs are now available

Written on August 25, 2014

Mini Day Packs are now available in-store and online. These packs are great for a day and have been very popular with Colorado Railroad Museum visitors. Extremely versatile pack works for any activity such as golf, hiking, jogging, tailgating, game day, and trips to museums! – Mesh front panel with bungee cord – 4″x5″ zipper Continue Reading »

Author Book Signing

Written on August 20, 2014

Join author Bill Reich Saturday August 23, 2014 for a book signing celebrating the release of his latest title from the Colorado Railroad Museum, Colorado Inventions and Inventors of the 19th Century. Bill will also be signing copies of his other titles: Colorado Rail Annuals 29 & 31, Colorado Railroad Ice Houses and Colorado Industries Continue Reading »

New products now available

Written on August 13, 2014

This unique and beautifully illustrated book capturesthe fascinating spectors of America’s railroad era. Complete with 300 breathtaking black-and-white photographs from the author’s personal collection, this is a must-have book for railfans and nostalgia enthusiasts. Order now. General Electric and Electro-Motive have designed some of the most iconic locomotives in the history of North American railroading. Continue Reading »