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 May 5, 2014

The Colorado Railroad Museum’s Master Mechanic & Grants Manager Mike Spera and Museum volunteer Benjamin Fearn install new injector lines on Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 491.

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 »

Tahoe Maintenance

Written on March 12, 2014

The Tahoe Dining Car is undergoing regular maintenance and will be available for rent again soon! We are sharing several photos taken over the last few days and they feature Wooden Car Specialist Mike Horner and volunteers Bob Wilson, Bob Gill, Jeff Ambrose, Norm Acker & Curtis Cain.

New Iron Horse News Video Available Now

Written on February 10, 2014

¬†Click here to watch the latest Iron Horse News Video. In the sixth edition of the Iron Horse News Video series the Museum’s Store Coordinator & Buyer Andrea Bestor takes a look at some of the unique items available in the Depot General Store and online. She also mentions the Annual Auction of Used and Continue Reading »