News: Railyard

Recent equipment moves

Written on July 17, 2014

On June 26, 2014 D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 683, GW Combine No. 100 and CM Observation Car No. 29 were moved from the display track between the Colorado Railroad Museum Depot and the R. W. Richardson Railroad Library to new locations on the Museum grounds.   On July 17, 2014 UP Diner No. 4801 was Continue Reading »

Around the Museum grounds

Written on May 27, 2014

There have been several other projects taking place out of the roundhouse this last month including the moving and cocooning of the first class Pullman we received from Grand Junction a few months ago. The Challenger Box car is now moved in line with the other 4 standard gauge box cars, completing the car moves to Continue Reading »

Iron Horse News Video

Written on May 5, 2014

The latest episode of the Iron Horse News Video is now available online. Featuring a new format, this episode takes an in-depth look at the Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 491 restoration project. View the latest video update on the Colorado Railroad Museum’s YouTube channel. Don’t forget to share this video link with your Continue Reading »

Around the Railyard

Written on May 5, 2014

The primary display track located between the main Museum building and the Richardson Library has been extended and connected to the main Museum loop. This will allow the Museum to access the equipment for restoration and maintenance purposes.   Work on the new, north Fire Lane has also been completed. This access road will provide better Continue Reading »

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