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#TriviaTuesday!

#TriviaTuesday!

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!

#TriviaTuesday!

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 Last Wig Wag

Big Train Tours – The Last Wig Wag

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 month, we’ll be taking a look at a Wig-Wag signal that once warned motorists of passing trains at a lonely Santa Fe...

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Dining on the Rails: September – Chili

Dining on the Rails: September – Chili

It’s September, and for Coloradoans and New Mexicans that means something very special in the world of local cuisine: it’s the start of chili season! If you live in Denver and drive anywhere on Federal Boulevard, you are likely to see roadside chili stands pop up...

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#TriviaTuesday!

#TriviaTuesday!

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 (ThrowbackThursday) – More Museum Steam!

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – More Museum Steam!

It's #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some awesome footage of the Museum's three operational steam locomotives in action on the Museum loop in May 2021. This footage was captured by Colorado Railroad Productions - check out their YouTube channel here:...

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#TriviaTuesday!

#TriviaTuesday!

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 (ThrowbackThursday)!

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)!

It's #TBT and for ThrowbackThursday this week we have some great photos from the Narrow Gauge Rendezvous which took place in August 2016 at the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad! Museum volunteer George Lawrence was trackside with his camera for the event and...

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#TriviaTuesday!

#TriviaTuesday!

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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Story Time & Craft: All Aboard ABC!

Story Time & Craft: All Aboard ABC!

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire Scott King for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories online! This episode we read "All Aboard ABC" written by Doug Magee and Robert Newman. After Story Time, join Colorado...

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Small Wonders: The Alpine Tunnel

Small Wonders: The Alpine Tunnel

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Curator of Collections, Stephanie Gilmore to explore "Small Wonders" from the Museum's collection as part of the new “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative. Each segment will focus on different items from the Colorado Railroad...

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#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It's #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some awesome footage of the Museum's three operational steam locomotives in action on the Museum loop in May 2021. This footage was captured by Colorado Railroad Productions! Do you have any home movies or...

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#TriviaTuesday – August 17, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – August 17, 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 – Observation-Lounge Navajo: Car of the Stars

Big Train Tours – Observation-Lounge Navajo: Car of the Stars

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. Our subject passenger car was built for the Santa Fe and launched the 1937 debut of the streamlined “Super Chief,” running...

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#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday)

It's #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some awesome footage from Museum volunteer Michael McBride of Westside Lumber Company Shay #12 operating at the Colorado Railroad Museum on October 10, 2009! Do you have any home movies or photographs that feature...

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#TriviaTuesday –  August 10, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – August 10, 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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Small Wonders: Trains & Children’s Literature

Small Wonders: Trains & Children’s Literature

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Curator of Education & Exhibits to explore "Small Wonders" from the Museum's collection as part of the new “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative. Each segment will focus on different items from the Colorado Railroad Museum’s...

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