Request for Proposal: Interpretive Master Plan – Colorado Railroad Museum

Request for Proposal: Interpretive Master Plan – Colorado Railroad Museum

Purpose: The Colorado Railroad Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit seeks proposals for a Master Interpretation Plan. Consultant will work with museum to develop an Interpretive Master Plan that will define the Museum’s main themes and stories and articulate a comprehensive strategy for visitor experiences at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Mission Statement: The mission of the Colorado […]

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Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 Restoration Update – June 2018

Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 Restoration Update – June 2018

Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Donald Tallman joins Linn Moedinger, President of the Strasburg Railroad for a video update on the status of the RGS 20 restoration project! Throughout the history of our great state, we’ve always been able to accomplish great things together. And today, we ask you to come alongside and help us […]

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Author Signing: John Gruber & John Ryan

Author Signing: John Gruber & John Ryan

Authors John Gruber & John Ryan will be visiting the Museum this Tuesday, May 15 from 1:00PM until 2:00PM. To celebrate the release of their latest titles they will be meeting & speaking with visitors and signing copies of their books. If you are unable to visit the Museum in person you can still get […]

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April 2018 Roundhouse Update

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor as he guides viewers through the active restoration projects taking place at the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility on the Museum grounds. Updates covered include: D&RGW Caboose No. 0578, Uintah Combine Car No. 50, Union Pacific Coach No. 5442 & Union Pacific […]

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March 2018 Roundhouse Update

March 2018 Roundhouse Update

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor as he guides viewers through the active restoration projects taking place at the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility on the Museum grounds. Projects covered include a new hood and flanges for RGS “Gallopin’ Goose” Motorcar No. 7, a new roof for D&RGW […]

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Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Take a ride on the Galloping Goose, seven operational railcars that ran through the rugged San Juan mountains from 1931 to 1952. Carrying cargo, mail, and passengers, these “Motors” connected Dolores, Telluride, and Ridgeway with many locations along the Rio Grande Southern Railroad. Discover their mechanical and weather-related adventures, learn how they have been preserved, […]

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Colorado Rail Annual No. 32 Now Available

Colorado Rail Annual No. 32 Now Available

Colorado Rail Annual 32 Arkansas Valley   –   Greeley East   –   San Luis Central Here are three unusual “Colorado Railroads Without Mountains.” The 15-mile San Luis Central has faithfully served a rich agricultural district in the San Luis Valley for over a century, owning only three locomotives during its lifetime. Having outlived many more famous […]

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Super Sale Weekend

Super Sale Weekend

Save 30% off all Museum train themed t-shirts November 24-November 27, 2017! Click here to view our selection online.

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