What is Amtrak Residency?

Amtrak Residency was designed to allow creative professionals who are passionate about train travel and writing to work on their craft in an inspiring environment. Round-trip train travel is provided on an Amtrak long-distance route. Each resident has use of a private sleeping roomette, equipped with a desk, a bed and a window to watch the American countryside.  Onboard meals are also be offered to all residents in the dining car aboard the train. Learn more about Amtrak Residency.

Colorado Rails and Cocktails: Writing on the Rails with author Erika Krouse

Author Erika Krouse has just recently finished her Amtrak Artist in Residency. Join us to hear her adventures “on the rails” and how it has inspired her writing. Order tickets now.


Relax, have a beverage, and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.


Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice: beer, wine or soda and snacks. Doors open at 5:30PM for early enjoyment of Museum displays and the presentation starts promptly at 6:30PM. Presentation length varies by event and the doors close at 8:00PM.


Admission: $10 (reg $15) for members and $15 (reg $20) for non-members. 21 and older only. Advanced tickets required. Order tickets now.


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15-acre railyard with over 100 locomotives is waiting for you to explore. 


17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403

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