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Colorado Rails & Cocktails: Running a 19th Century Railroad in the 21st Century

June 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

An Evening of Colorado History
7:30pm June 4, 2021

Relax, enjoy a beverage and travel back to a time when railroads shaped the American West.

Running a 19th Century Railroad in the 21st Century
Jointly owned by Colorado and New Mexico since 1970, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is celebrating 50 years of operation as of 2020. Originally built in1881 as part of the Denver & Rio Grande narrow gauge network, its line passed through 64 miles of some of the most beautiful country between Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico, carrying goods from area mines and various agricultural and industrial operations. Today the railroad preserves its story by running scenic train excursions along its historic line between May and October. The Museum welcomes John Bush, former President and General Manager of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad as he shares the rich history of this unique railroad.

Presentation length varies, doors open at 6:30pm, bar opens at 7pm, presentation begins at 7:30pm, and doors close at approximately 8:30pm.

Admission: $20 Adults. Ages 21+ only. Admission includes 2 beverages of your choice (beer, wine or soda) and snacks.

View the complete 2021 Schedule of Rails & Cocktails presentations online by clicking here.


Colorado Railroad Museum
17155 W. 44th Avenue
Golden, CO 80403 United States
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