There are always a multitude of on-going restoration projects at the Colorado Railroad Museum, most of which take place in Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Roundhouse Facility.
Here's the latest Roundhouse News from our CMO, Jack Campbell.
Written on August 14, 2014
Staff and volunteers are working to fit D&RGW’s last steam line into place. Thanks to a Colorado State Historical Fund Grant D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491′s Tender has been completed. The grant paid for new tender decking and for the replacement of the tender’s shovel sheet. Additionally, Museum crews have fixed both of the tender’s Continue Reading »
Written on August 3, 2014
Join the staff at the Colorado Railroad Museum as Executive Director Donald Tallman introduces the latest edition of the Iron Horse News video series. Master Mechanic & Grants Manager Mike Spera shows viewers what it takes to “fire” a historic engine while preparing D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 346 for operation. We’ll also visit the Museum’s Continue Reading »
Written on July 22, 2014
We have big news this morning. After months of hard work from the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Grant, Restoration & Volunteer staff we are proud to annouce that Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 Steam Locomotive No. 491 has passed the State Annual Boiler Inspection earlier today! Click on each image for a larger view. Bob Becker and Continue Reading »
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 »