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Uintah Combine Car No. 50 Restoration Update

Uintah Combine Car No. 50 Restoration Update

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 […]

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Locomotive 491 Photo Collection

Locomotive 491 Photo Collection

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.

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Gallopin’ Goose Oil Change

Gallopin’ Goose Oil Change

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

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Model Train Club Operations

Model Train Club Operations

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 […]

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March Roundhouse Update

March Roundhouse Update

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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New Products Now Available

New Products Now Available

After you experience the Museum be sure to take home a memory from our Depot General Store featuring thousands of train gifts for every railfan. Our celebrated store has over a thousand railroad-themed gifts, jewelry, magazines, books and videos, covering all areas of the United States as well as a small selection of international railroad […]

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New Coloring Book Now Available

New Coloring Book Now Available

Meet Fumey – a unique motorcar from Colorado. The Museum is excited to publish our first interactive story and coloring book focusing on the world famous “Galloping Geese” that operated on the Rio Grande Southern from the 1930s through most of the 1950s. About the author: Dave Ulmer, a retired science educator, is a life […]

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In-stock for the holidays

In-stock for the holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching and we have some brand new products available online and in-store at the Colorado Railroad Museum. For the Colorado & Southern railfan and modeler we have added copies of Kenneth Martin’ new book C&S Narrow Gauge Passenger Car Drawings. Available here. For those they like playing games with visiting […]

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