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.

Uintah Combine Car No. 50

Written on May 5, 2014

The Uintah Combine Car No. 50 is receiving a lot of attention including new trucks and the replacement of the draft gear.

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.

Part construction for stall nos. 2 & 5

Written on May 5, 2014

Stall 3 has been cleared for room so volunteers can fabricate new sheet metal side panels for the Rider Car project in stall 2 and passenger car trucks for Uintah No. 50 in stall 5.  

New Rider Car Project

Written on May 5, 2014

Work continues to progress on the New Rider Car project in Stall No. 2. This car is being built from a flat car that once carried “ribbon rail.” This is ideal as these flat cars “sit” lower to the ground than other flat cars and line-up just right with the Museum’s current operating equipment. The Continue Reading »