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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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2020 Day Out With Tickets Are Selling Out Fast!

2020 Day Out With Tickets Are Selling Out Fast!

Day Out With Thomas 2020 has sold out on Saturday, September 12, 2020! Later dates are selling fast! As a reminder, due to enhanced safety measures and limited capacity, advanced tickets are required. Walk-up sales will not be available. Get tickets at:...

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#TBT – Day Out With Thomas Volunteers

#TBT – Day Out With Thomas Volunteers

It's #TBT (Throwback Thursday) and the Colorado Railroad Museum is looking for Volunteers! Times are selling out fast as we prepare an host an entirely outdoor, Health Department approved, family friendly event on 15 acres. In order to keep this event fun and safe, we...

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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: Engines 5771 & 5762

Big Train Tours: Engines 5771 & 5762

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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#TBT – Day Out With Thomas Volunteers

#TBT – Day Out With Thomas Volunteers

It's #TBT (Throwback Thursday) and the Colorado Railroad Museum is looking for Volunteers! We are hosting an entirely outdoor, Health Department approved, family friendly event on 15 acres. In order to keep this event fun and safe, we are seeking volunteers Saturdays...

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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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Small Wonders: Thomas The Tank Engine

Small Wonders: Thomas The Tank Engine

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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Story Time and Craft: Engine Engine No. 9

Story Time and Craft: Engine Engine No. 9

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 "Engine Engine No. 9" by Edith Thacher Hurd and Clement Hurd....

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Dining on the Rails, August 2020

Dining on the Rails, August 2020

Figure 1 Southern Pacific’s Roundhouse in San Francisco, circa 1909. Figure 2 Southern Pacific Freight Yards, San Francisco, circa 1909. “If it doesn’t splatter on your shirt, you’re not doing it right.” Like other railroad dining services, Southern Pacific featured...

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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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#TBT – Photography Spotlight: Linn Moedinger

#TBT – Photography Spotlight: Linn Moedinger

As part of our “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative we’ve expanded our regular “#TBT Throwback Thursday” with a new approach! If you like the photos highlighted in this video then visit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s official Pinterest page - we've added more...

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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: Rio Grande Southern Locomotive No. 20

Big Train Tours: Rio Grande Southern Locomotive No. 20

 of page 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...

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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...

read more
#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: From A Railway Carriage

Story Time & Craft: From A Railway Carriage

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 "From A Railway Carriage" by Robert Louis Stevenson. After Story...

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Dining on the Rails, July 2020

Dining on the Rails, July 2020

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! For this month’s segment, we are highlighting the Union Pacific’s dining car service and famous fried chicken recipe. Many wonderful gourmet meals were served aboard Union Pacific diner cars, like Diner No. 4801 here at the Colorado...

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