#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This week our question is – In January of what year was the first Denver National Stock Grower’s Convention held at the Union Pacific Stockyard? Don’t know the answer? Click here to read our...
Dining on the Rails August 2022: Barbeque

Dining on the Rails August 2022: Barbeque

As the heat of the summer continues, we decided to feature barbeque for this month’s blog post. The Union Pacific even had their own recipe for barbeque sauce, which we share with you, below. Before we share the recipe, though, we wanted to talk about the history of...
#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It’s #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some rare photos of Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 318 under steam and operating at the Colorado Railroad Museum in the mid-to-late 1970s captured by longtime Museum volunteer George...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This week our question is – Which company built Boxcar No. 1026 before it was delivered to the Colorado & Northwestern Railroad in 1897? Don’t know the answer? Click Here to watch our latest...
Big Train Tours: Colorado & Northwestern Boxcar No. 1026!

Big Train Tours: Colorado & Northwestern Boxcar No. 1026!

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! Our subject this month is a wood-bodied, narrow gauge railroad boxcar. Like many rail vehicles and especially narrow gauge ones, the car served several owners and sported at least three different...
#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It’s #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have part two of self-described “amateur railroad photographer” Trevor Rost’ 2022 Colorado Crossings event photographs! Follow Trevor on Instagram to see more of his Colorado centric railroad...

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