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Museum Rider Car Project

Written on June 5, 2014

Museum volunteers continue to work on the new Rider Car’s trim. One almost down, two more to go!

Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on June 5, 2014

Volunteers and Museum staff are busy preparing 491′s Tender Deck in anticipation of the next round of boiler tests. Volunteers are applying linseed oil to treat the deck boards.

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 »

Uintah Combine Car No. 50

Written on May 27, 2014

Due to the man hours needed to finish the new Railroading Now: Colorado Railroad Workers 1970 to Today (on display in the Museum’s main building), little progress has been made on Uintah Combine No. 50. Here are several pictures from stall 5 and of the new display.      

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