It’s #TBT at the Colorado Railroad Museum and for Throwback Thursday this week we are sharing some awesome images from photographer & friend of the Museum Matthew Lewis, captured at the 2012 GooseFest event!

Want more Galloping Goose Action? Watch our latest episodes of Big Train Tours to explore each of the Museum’s three Motorcars in-depth!

Watch Big Train Tours – Cost-Saving Pioneer: RGS Galloping Goose No. 2
Watch Big Train Tours – Cost-Saving Maintenance Vehicle: Rio Grande Southern Motor No. 6
Watch Big Train Tours – Last of the Flock: Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” No. 7

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!

Music by Hyce!

In 2023, the Museum is offering Goose Rides the first and third Tuesday each month (excluding March 21) through early May! Follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.

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