News: Stall No. 3

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.

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 »

Part construction for stall nos. 2 & 5

Written on May 5, 2014

Stall 3 has been cleared for room so volunteers can fabricate new sheet metal side panels for the Rider Car project in stall 2 and passenger car trucks for Uintah No. 50 in stall 5.  

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 »