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.

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.

Around the Museum grounds

Written on May 27, 2014

There have been several other projects taking place out of the roundhouse¬†this last month including the moving and cocooning of the first class Pullman we received from Grand Junction a few months ago. The Challenger Box car is now moved in line with the other 4 standard gauge box cars, completing the car moves to Continue Reading »