#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It’s #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have more historic photos captured at the Museum in the mid-1970s by volunteer George Lawrence – including some awesome behind the scenes photos of Johnny Cash’s visit to film segments of The Great...
Dining on the Rails September 2022: Peach Cobbler

Dining on the Rails September 2022: Peach Cobbler

For this month’s posting we thought we’d feature Peach Cobbler to get us into the fall spirit. The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, also known as the Katy, had a recipe for the dish that we will share with you at the end of this post. Cobbler recipes go back to the...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #TriviaTuesday. This week our question is – Ordered in 1922, how many Class K-28 Mikado (2-8-2) locomotives were delivered to the Denver & Rio Grande Western in 1923? Don’t know the answer? Watch our latest episode of Big Train Tours to find...
Big Train Tours: 491

Big Train Tours: 491

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at Denver & Rio Grande Western steam locomotive No. 491. This massive, 1928 vintage coal burner is today the largest coal-burning steam locomotive operating in...
#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It’s #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we are highlighting the amazing & atmospheric professional photography of Bryan Burton captured during the 2022 Colorado Crossings steamup event at the Colorado Railroad Museum! Follow Bryan on his Instagram...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #TriviaTuesday. This week our question is – In 1929 and 1930, the Pullman Company produced 12 “fact” booklets, illustrated by which Chicago artist? Don’t know the answer? Click here and watch our latest episode of Small Wonders to find out!...

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