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#TriviaTuesday –  June 15, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – June 15, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TriviaTuesday –  June 8, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – June 8, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Dining on the Rails: June – How about a salad?

Dining on the Rails: June – How about a salad?

For this month’s posting, we are welcoming summer with several cool salad recipes for those upcoming hot summer nights. Every railroad dining service seems to have a big salad of some kind. Whether it was a Chef’s Salad, a Big Salad Bowl, Help or Serve Yourself Salad...

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#TriviaTuesday –  June 1, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – June 1, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Big Train Tours: Rio Grande Southern Business Car “Rico”

Big Train Tours: Rio Grande Southern Business Car “Rico”

Time for a new "Big Train Tour!" Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection. This episode, we'll examine a railroad business car that was originally built for the Denver & Rio Grande as a railway...

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Story Time and Craft: Sneezer!

Story Time and Craft: Sneezer!

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire Terra Pettinger for Story Time as she reads some of her favorite, train-themed children's stories online! This episode we read "Sneezer" written by Estelle McInnes Upson and illustrated by Ben D. Williams. After...

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#TriviaTuesday –  May 18, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – May 18, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Dining on the Rails: Railroad Cake!

Dining on the Rails: Railroad Cake!

The month of May is a very significant one in American railroad history, as May 10, 2021 marks the 152nd anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. For this month’s Dining on the Rails post, we are celebrating this monumental anniversary with...

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#TriviaTuesday – May 11, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – May 11, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TBT – Throwback Thursday May 6, 2021!

#TBT – Throwback Thursday May 6, 2021!

It's #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some Behind-the-Scenes video from Museum volunteer Richard Kuberski. Rich had a camera on-hand as crews pulled up to the Museum's Water Tank for a refill before departing on a Polar Express Train Ride in 2018. Do...

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#TriviaTuesday – May 4, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – May 4, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Big Train Tours: The Dome Car Monument!

Big Train Tours: The Dome Car Monument!

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for a Virtual Tour each month (as part of the Museum’s “Still Working On The Railroad” online content initiative)! Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad...

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#TriviaTuesday – April 27, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – April 27, 2021!

It’s #TriviaTuesday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! Each week, as part of our “Still Working on the Railroad” initiative we ask a railroad themed trivia question. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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