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 K-37 Steam Locomotive No. 491 Certification

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 »

Recent equipment moves

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 »

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.