Roundhouse News

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.

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on October 30, 2013

Locomotive No. 491 is in stall # 2 and is still moving forward with a cosmetic restoration.

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 346 & rider car project

Written on October 30, 2013

Locomotive No. 346 is in stall #1 receiving an annual inspection. We are not under FRA compliance for the operation of the 346 but we still follow the guideline and procedures of inspection under FRA. With the infrequent number of days that we operate the 346 we are able to do quarterly, semiannual and annual Continue Reading »

Around the Museum grounds…

Written on August 13, 2013

The exterior of the diner car is finished except for lettering. The main line and house track are again usable. We have received 500 14 ton loads of road mill delivered free of charge. We now can do more weed abatement and grounds manicuring than ever. We will also put down about 4 inches of Continue Reading »

Uintah Railway Combine Car No. 50

Written on August 13, 2013

The Uintah Combine No. 50 is still receiving prep work before painting the outside. This project has also slowed down to get the diner project done.