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Story Time & Craft: The Turkey Train

Story Time & Craft: The Turkey Train

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Education & Community Outreach Coordinator Evan Weber for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories weekly online! This week we read "The Turkey Train" by Steve Metzger (author) and James Paillot...

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Small Wonders: Otto Mears’ Remarkable Railroad Passes

Small Wonders: Otto Mears’ Remarkable Railroad Passes

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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#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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Big Train Tours: Denver, Leadville & Gunnison No. 191

Big Train Tours: Denver, Leadville & Gunnison No. 191

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for a Virtual Tour! Part of the Museum’s new “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative. Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection: This...

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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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Conversations About Ted Rose

Conversations About Ted Rose

Join the Center for Railroad Photography & Art and the Colorado Railroad Museum as we immerse ourselves in a discussion focusing on the photography and art of Ted Rose. This virtual program is presented in conjunction with the Colorado Railroad Museum’s traveling...

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Small Wonders: The Museum Telegraph Office

Small Wonders: The Museum Telegraph Office

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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It’s #TriviaTuesday

It’s #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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube,...

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Upcoming Volunteer Needs

Upcoming Volunteer Needs

Upcoming Volunteer Needs Over the next week, starting Tuesday Oct 27th and ending Wednesday Nov 4th I will be looking for help each day to hang decorations, string lights, and get ready for The Polar Express. This is our largest event of the year and with such a quick...

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Dining on the Rails: Union Pacific Apple Pie

Dining on the Rails: Union Pacific Apple Pie

The apple doesn’t fall far… from the train car Happy Fall, Y’all! When it comes to fall fruit, the apple is king. One only has to think of quotes or sayings about apples to recognize their popularity in American cuisine: “It’s as American as apple pie.” “One bad apple...

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#TBT – Halloween at the Museum!

#TBT – Halloween at the Museum!

It's #TBT (ThrowbackThursday)! Halloween is quickly approaching and we thought we’d share some images of past Trick or Treat Train visitor costumes - which we love seeing each year!

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Looking for One-Time/Full-Time Event Volunteers

Looking for One-Time/Full-Time Event Volunteers

The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, CO is looking for a couple of volunteers: Trick or Treat Train With the event just 2 weeks away, we are looking for your help. Volunteer positions are available on Volgistics helping with:      -Set-up and Tear Down - Help us...

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Story Time & Craft: All Aboard the Spooky Express

Story Time & Craft: All Aboard the Spooky Express

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Education & Community Outreach Coordinator Evan Weber for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories weekly online! This week we read "All Aboard the Spooky Express - A Halloween Thrill Ride" by Eric...

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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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Time For #TriviaTuesday!

Time For #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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Can You Answer #TriviaTuesday?

Can You Answer #TriviaTuesday?

Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or Twitter or via email to matt@crrm.org. Winners are announced the following week at the end of the video! This week the trivia question is: Where were the main facilities of...

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Big Train Tours: D&RGW Dining Car No. 4801

Big Train Tours: D&RGW Dining Car No. 4801

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Executive Director Paul Hammond for a Virtual Tour! Part of the Museum’s new “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative. Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection: This...

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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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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Story Time & Craft: Thomas & Friends – A Crack In The Track

Story Time & Craft: Thomas & Friends – A Crack In The Track

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Education & Community Outreach Coordinator Evan Weber for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories weekly online! This week we read "A Crack In The Track" by Rev. W. Awdry. After Story Time, join...

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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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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