By Jeff Taylor, Assistant Curator of Equipment and Rolling Stock, Colorado Railroad Museum June 2017 Work continues here at the museum on Uintah combine 50. As of this past week we have re-hung the sliding doors as well as the front door on the baggage end of the car. It may seem insignificant but this […]
Uintah Combine Car No. 50 Restoration Update from Colorado Railroad Museum Assistant Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor: “We have been very busy in the roundhouse at CRRM. We have been making great progress on Uintah 50. Since my last update we have completed the brake rigging, finished building the trucks, built the […]
Colorado Railroad Museum Curator of Equipment and Rolling Stock Mike Spera put this collection of images together for use during his Colorado Rails and Cocktails Lecture presentation on the history and restoration of D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491, a Colorado original.
Thursday February 23, 2017 Today the staff and volunteers at the Colorado Railroad Museum completed an oil change on Rio Grande Southern “Gallopin’ Goose” No. 2. The crew also plans on changing the oil in Goose No. 6 today or tomorrow. Photos from Museum Volunteer George Lawrence. Save
Model railroad trains capture the hearts and imagination of railfans and train enthusiasts. The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, CO features two scale layouts. The Denver Garden Railway Society maintains and operates an outdoor “G-Scale” model train equipment while the Denver HO Model Railroad Club operates the HO (half of O Gauge) model layout in […]
Stall No. 1 – Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive No. 491 (N) Museum staff and volunteers are installing new starting valves on No. 491. They are also fitting new cylinder jackets designed by Museum contractor Mark Huber. Stall No. 2 – Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 346 (N) Crews are putting […]
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