#ThrowbackThursday: Museum Volunteers at Work!

#ThrowbackThursday: Museum Volunteers at Work!

Welcome to this #ThrowbackThursday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! For 65 years, our dedicated volunteers have been the heart and soul of preserving Colorado’s rich railroad heritage. From restoring historic locomotives to guiding tours, building exhibits and...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #triviatuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This video, our question is: Found in Golden, Colorado in 1894, what was the first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil discovered? Don’t know the answer? Read our event description for our upcoming Dinosaur Express...
Story Time & Craft: Coolies

Story Time & Craft: Coolies

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire Scott King for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children’s stories online! This episode we are reading “Coolies” by Yin and illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. After Story...
#TBT – Three Operational Steam Engines!

#TBT – Three Operational Steam Engines!

Step into the time machine this #throwbackthursday in celebration of the Museum’s annual Colorado Crossings event which provides avid rail photographers a great opportunity to snap unique photos of historic rail equipment in operation! This collection of images...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #triviatuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This video, our question is: Who officiated at the inaugural run of Rio Grande Southern steam locomotive No. 20 in summer 2020, following completion of the locomotive’s 14-year restoration? Don’t...
#TBT – The Museum in 1984!

#TBT – The Museum in 1984!

Step into the time machine this #throwbackthursday as we journey back 40 years to 1984 with incredible photographs by Stephen R. Peck! Stephen recently shared a treasure trove of both his, and his father’s railroad photographs and it is the perfect time for us...
Colorado Power Days

Colorado Power Days

Take a ride behind an authentic coal-burning steam locomotive! Step back to a time when internal and external combustion engines alike drove our state’s economy. Check out antique tractors, hit-and-miss engines and early diesels, and vintage autos! Enjoy great local...
Dining on the Rails: Oyster Pie and Olive Dennis

Dining on the Rails: Oyster Pie and Olive Dennis

Happy May! In preparation for an upcoming exhibit on women and railroading at the Colorado Railroad Museum, we decided to feature Baltimore & Ohio railroad engineer Olive Dennis, and oyster pie. Before we talk about Olive Dennis, let’s discuss the history of the...
Dinosaur Express Train

Dinosaur Express Train

Dinosaurs are coming back to Golden, Colorado—only this time, they are arriving on the Dinosaur Express Train! On Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, railroad tracks will meet dinosaur tracks for a day of family fun at the Colorado Railroad Museum, when the Dinosaur...

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