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Roundhouse Update – Rio Grande Southern No. 20!

Roundhouse Update – Rio Grande Southern No. 20!

The staff of the Colorado Railroad Museum provide an update on Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20's Smokestack Saddle & Air Reservoir! Like, share, comment and subscribe! Follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. On Screen: Dusty...

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#TBT – ThrowbackThursday

#TBT – ThrowbackThursday

It's #TBT - Throwback Thursday Today we wanted to share two pictures of Rio grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 taken one year apart by the Museum's Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor.   What a difference a year makes! Click the images for a...

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#TriviaTuesday – June 2, 2020

#TriviaTuesday – June 2, 2020

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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Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

Who likes Corned Beef Hash?! Take a bite of this delicious meal from the Union Pacific Domeliner Menu from 1970 (click the images for a larger view). Let us know how it tastes! #CRRM #trains #recipes #food #cooking

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Around the Rail Yard

Around the Rail Yard

A more recently acquired piece the Manitou & Pikes Peak No. 7 is such a unique railcar and a true one of a kind! Have any of you taken the Manitou & Pikes Peak Railway up to the summit? Click the image for a larger view. #train #trains #steamengines #CRRM...

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Big Train Tours: Uintah Combine Car No. 50!

Big Train Tours: Uintah Combine Car No. 50!

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 – Throwback Thursday!

#TBT – Throwback Thursday!

As part of our “Still Working On The Railroad” initiative we’ve expanded our regular “#TBT Throwback Thursday”  - we are highlighting a video on our new "Colorado Railroad Museum - Featured Favorites" YouTube Playlist! The play list features content related to the...

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Story Time and Craft: Freight Train!

Story Time and Craft: Freight 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 "Freight Train" by Donald Crews. After Story Time, join Colorado...

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#TriviaTuesday – May 26, 2020

#TriviaTuesday – May 26, 2020

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: Time

Small Wonders: Time

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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Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

Today we bring you a delicious Mountain Trout from the UP City of Denver Centennial Menu from 1969! Let us know how it tastes! #CRRM #trains #recipes #food #cooking

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Around the Rail Yard

Around the Rail Yard

Today we take another peek at RGS No. 20 and its continued restoration (click the image below for a full size view). There’s still plenty of work left but we cannot wait to see the 20 run! #train #trains #steamengines #CRRM #trainsinstagram #railfanning...

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Big Train Tours: Denver & Rio Grande Caboose No. 49

Big Train Tours: Denver & Rio Grande Caboose No. 49

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 – Throwback Thursday!

#TBT – Throwback Thursday!

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 volunteer photos highlighted in this video then visit the Colorado Railroad Museum’s official Pinterest page by clicking...

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Story Time and Craft: How To Train A Train!

Story Time and Craft: How To Train A 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 "How To Train A Train" by Jason Carter Eaton and illustrated by...

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#TriviaTuesday – May 19, 2020

#TriviaTuesday – May 19, 2020

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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Rio Grande Southern No. Gets A New Roof: Roundhouse Update!

Rio Grande Southern No. Gets A New Roof: Roundhouse Update!

The staff of the Colorado Railroad Museum provide an update on Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20's new roof! Like, share, comment and subscribe! Follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. On Screen: Jeff Taylor, Dusty Thomson, Bret...

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Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

Today we bring you a delicious Chicken La King from the Cheyenne Frontier Days Special Train on July 23rd, 1963! While we don't have the railroad's recipe for Toast Points we did find this tasty option from Southern Living so you can complete your menu experience at...

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Around the Rail Yard

Around the Rail Yard

As a continuation from last week, we will be looking at another picture made by a museum visitor of the Galloping Goose during our 2019 Summer Program Thrilling Thursdays! What do you think of the Ice Cream Goose?? Download the 'Make your own' Goose sheet and make...

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