News: Resoration

D&RGW K-37 Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on May 27, 2014

The fireman’s side injector on 491 now has complete piping, connecting the boiler supply steam , tender water through the suction pipe, and a delivery pipe to the boiler check valve. This piping is now being duplicated for the engineer’s side. For more information on the D&RGW K-37 Steam Locomotive restoration project watch the latest Continue Reading »

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on May 26, 2014

Engine Side Injector Line Complete D&RGW K-37 No. 491 now has her fireman side injector plumbed up! Getting that much closer to a steam test! D&RGW K-37 No. 491′s injector line on the Engineer side is now DONE!

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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