Spring Volunteer Recruitment

Spring Volunteer Recruitment

JOIN THE EXCITING TEAM OF COLORADO RAILROAD MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS BY ATTENDING A SPRING VOLUNTEER FAIR ON SATURDAY, MARCH 2 GOLDEN, CO – February 18, 2024…Colorado’s largest railroad museum is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping guests learn about the...
Spring Volunteer Recruitment

Spring Volunteer Recruitment

JOIN THE EXCITING TEAM OF COLORADO RAILROAD MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS BY ATTENDING A SPRING VOLUNTEER FAIR ON SATURDAY, MARCH 2 GOLDEN, CO – February 18, 2024…Colorado’s largest railroad museum is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping guests learn about...
Big Train Tours: Way Car to Caboose

Big Train Tours: Way Car to Caboose

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! Today, we’ll be taking a look at Colorado & Southern caboose No. 1009. This interesting, narrow gauge “way car” dates to 1882, and the early days of the legendary South Park Line’s expansion in...
#TriviaTuesday: Bob’s Review

#TriviaTuesday: Bob’s Review

It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This week, our question is, what was Museum founder Bob Richardson’s “one word review” of Beebe and Clegg’s Rio Grande: Main Line of the Rockies book? Don’t know the answer? Watch our...
Dining on the Rails: Hashed Browned Potatoes and Potato Trains

Dining on the Rails: Hashed Browned Potatoes and Potato Trains

Happy February! For this wintry month, we decided to feature a root vegetable, potatoes, and a brief history of Potato Trains in Colorado. The recipe we will discuss is Union Pacific’s Hashed Browned Potatoes. Before we dive into the history of the Potato Trains,...
#TBT More Rails Around The Table Mountains!

#TBT More Rails Around The Table Mountains!

It’s #TBT and for #ThrowbackThursday this week we’re taking another look at historic Golden, CO through the photography collection of author and historian Dan Abbott! Dan’s latest book, Rails Around The Table Mountains: The Railroads of Golden,...
News Release

News Release

Colorado Railroad Museum Gearing up for State’s 150th Anniversary in 2026 Railroads Played a Vital Role in Colorado’s Economic Growth; New Strategic 10-Year Plan Developed to Establish the History of Railroading in Centennial State GOLDEN, COLO—January 17,...
Story Time & Craft

Story Time & Craft

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 “The Misadventures of The Galloping Goose” retold by Phillip...
Celebrating the California Zephyr and Train Rides

Celebrating the California Zephyr and Train Rides

California Zephyr 75th: Another special offering in March will center on the beloved California Zephyr passenger train, a Colorado railroading icon that inaugurated service between Chicago and Oakland/San Francisco in March 1949—75 years ago. Featuring shiny new Vista...
Spring Break

Spring Break

Need a place to take the kids while they are out of school during Spring Break? The Colorado Railroad Museum has a solution! Enjoy Train Rides, pop-up exhibits and reenactors, a craft project, and a host of other special activities and demonstrations. It’s a week of...

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