It’s #TBT and for ThrowbackThursday this week we are sharing a selection of images captured by Museum volunteer & supporter Ed Lichtenfels! Ed was on-hand with his camera in early autumn 2021 when Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 traveled to Colorado’s southern border some off-site operations!

Want to know more about RGS 20′ off-site Adventures? Watch our Big Train Tours episode on the Locomotive’s 2021 travels here!

Do you have any home movies or photographs that feature the Colorado Railroad Museum, The Museum’s equipment or Colorado Railroads in general? We’d love to share them! Contact the Colorado Railroad Museum’s Multimedia Coordinator Matthew Isaacks at or call 720-274-5141!

In 2022, the Museum is offering Train Rides every Saturday mid-January through Labor Day, and also during the month of October. Follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.


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