News: Stall No. 4

D&RGW Coach No. 284

Written on May 27, 2014

One side of D&RGW Coach No. 284 is nearly stripped for its new paint job. We will prime the car with Arbitron epoxy and paint with urethane paint. Then immediately finish with clear coat (the same as the D&RGW Business Car B-8). This will hopefully negate all the problems with UV and pealing.

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 »

D&RGW Passenger Car No. 284

Written on May 5, 2014

Museum volunteer and Trustee Michael Davis strips Denver & Western Passenger Car No. 284 preparation for a new coat of paint.

Tahoe Dining Car No. 4

Written on March 19, 2014

The Tahoe Dining Car was brought into the Roundhouse for maintenance. Staff and volunteers replaced an end sill and platform decking. The stair “doors” on both ends were replaced and there was some steel work completed on on the couplers. The large windows were sealed and the wood frames were repaired. The upper window hardware Continue Reading »