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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 »

D&RGW K-37 Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on May 27, 2014

The fireman’s side injector on 491 now has complete piping, connecting the boiler supply steam , tender water through the suction pipe, and a delivery pipe to the boiler check valve. This piping is now being duplicated for the engineer’s side. For more information on the D&RGW K-37 Steam Locomotive restoration project watch the latest Continue Reading »

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491

Written on May 26, 2014

Engine Side Injector Line Complete D&RGW K-37 No. 491 now has her fireman side injector plumbed up! Getting that much closer to a steam test! D&RGW K-37 No. 491′s injector line on the Engineer side is now DONE!

Iron Horse News Video

Written on May 5, 2014

The latest episode of the Iron Horse News Video is now available online. Featuring a new format, this episode takes an in-depth look at the Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 491 restoration project. View the latest video update on the Colorado Railroad Museum’s YouTube channel. Don’t forget to share this video link with your Continue Reading »