News: Stall No. 1

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.

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 »

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 346 & rider car project

Written on October 30, 2013

Locomotive No. 346 is in stall #1 receiving an annual inspection. We are not under FRA compliance for the operation of the 346 but we still follow the guideline and procedures of inspection under FRA. With the infrequent number of days that we operate the 346 we are able to do quarterly, semiannual and annual Continue Reading »

D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 346 and the rider car project.

Written on August 13, 2013

CMO Report August 2013 The inspection pit and Gantry Crane of stall one will be getting a workout on several projects: Locomotive no. 346 will need its new “Bear Trap”. And the rider car needs work to the underside brakes, trucks & draft gear. Additional Photos from George Lawrence: