It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This week our question is – which ‘railroad visionary’ purchased the Durango & Silverton Railroad in March 1981?

Participants are invited to submit their Trivia responses as a comment on our Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or Twitter pages online or send an email to Winners are announced the following week at the end of the video!

Last week we received three correct responses! Our winner, selected by random drawing, is Bradley Erickson who responded via YouTube! Last question: How much did Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 346 cost Robert W. Richardson when he purchased it for his collection? Answer: Richardson bought the locomotive from a scrap dealer for $800 in 1950.

Correct responses were received from Larry De Maar, Bradley Erickson & jjon87784!

Have a GREAT Trivia Question you’d like us to feature? Send it in to the Museum at for consideration!

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 Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. Correct responses were received from Mike Post 106, Clipperw B, Lots of Train 4141, Liam Wright, Keegan Hoelcher, Surfliner450 Productions, Larry De Maar, Chris Crowley, Tina Sanchez, Derek Higins & DeadMansHand381.


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