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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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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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