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,...

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