#TBT Volunteer Photography

#TBT Volunteer Photography

It’s #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we are featuring the on-site photography of Museum Travis Gorhum! Travis found himself on-site New Year’s Eve 2022 just after a large snowfall and he captured much of the Museum’s equipment buried under...
2023 Holiday Hours

2023 Holiday Hours

The Colorado Railroad Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but during the Holiday Season it’s a good idea to check ahead as we will be CLOSED for a few special dates: NOVEMBER 2023 Wednesday, November 22: The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,...
Big Train Tours: Denver Yards Workhorse

Big Train Tours: Denver Yards Workhorse

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at a standard gauge locomotive built in 1920 for the Union Pacific Railroad. After spending its final 20-plus years operating in Wyoming, this railroad workhorse was...
The Lives & Times of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

The Lives & Times of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

Welcome back! We are excited to share this excellent video created by the Center for Railroad Photography and Art for the dual exhibits (Beebe & Clegg: Their Enduring Photographic Legacy and Romance Along the Rails: the Phenomenon of Beebe & Clegg) displayed...
Trivia Tuesday: Golden Spike Edition!

Trivia Tuesday: Golden Spike Edition!

It’s #TriviaTuesday and this week our questions is: what was engraved on the top of the ceremonial, 17.6 karat Golden Spike that was driven into the track on May 10th, 1869? Why the focus on the Golden Spike? The Museum will be hosting the 43′ tall Golden...
Dining on the Rails: Pumpkin Pie!

Dining on the Rails: Pumpkin Pie!

Happy Fall! For this month’s Dining on the Rails, we are featuring a fall staple to usher us into the season: pumpkin pie. We’ll also look at some of the history behind this iconic squash. Before we share the recipe, let’s talk about pumpkins. Pumpkins are native to...

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