March 2018 Roundhouse Update

Join the Colorado Railroad Museum's Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor as he guides viewers through the active restoration projects taking place at the Cornelius W. Hauck Restoration Facility on the Museum grounds. Projects covered include a new hood...

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Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Take a ride on the Galloping Goose, seven operational railcars that ran through the rugged San Juan mountains from 1931 to 1952. Carrying cargo, mail, and passengers, these “Motors” connected Dolores, Telluride, and Ridgeway with many locations along the Rio Grande...

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Colorado Rail Annual No. 32 Now Available

Colorado Rail Annual 32 Arkansas Valley   -   Greeley East   -   San Luis Central Here are three unusual “Colorado Railroads Without Mountains.” The 15-mile San Luis Central has faithfully served a rich agricultural district in the San Luis Valley for over a century,...

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Super Sale Weekend

Save 30% off all Museum train themed t-shirts November 24-November 27, 2017! Click here to view our selection online.

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Uintah Combine Car No. 50 Restoration Update

Uintah Combine Car No. 50 Restoration Update from Colorado Railroad Museum Assistant Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock Jeff Taylor: "We have been very busy in the roundhouse at CRRM. We have been making great progress on Uintah 50. Since my last update we have...

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Locomotive 491 Photo Collection

Colorado Railroad Museum Curator of Equipment and Rolling Stock Mike Spera put this collection of images together for use during his Colorado Rails and Cocktails Lecture presentation on the history and restoration of  D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 491, a Colorado...

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Gallopin’ Goose Oil Change

Thursday February 23, 2017 Today the staff and volunteers at the Colorado Railroad Museum completed an oil change on Rio Grande Southern "Gallopin' Goose" No. 2. The crew also plans on changing the oil in Goose No. 6 today or tomorrow. Photos from Museum Volunteer...

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Model Train Club Operations

Model railroad trains capture the hearts and imagination of railfans and train enthusiasts. The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, CO features two scale layouts. The Denver Garden Railway Society maintains and operates an outdoor "G-Scale" model train equipment while...

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March Roundhouse Update

Stall No. 1 - Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive No. 491 (N) Museum staff and volunteers are installing new starting valves on No. 491. They are also fitting new cylinder jackets designed by Museum contractor Mark Huber. Stall No. 2 - Denver & Rio Grande...

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New Products Now Available

After you experience the Museum be sure to take home a memory from our Depot General Store featuring thousands of train gifts for every railfan. Our celebrated store has over a thousand railroad-themed gifts, jewelry, magazines, books and videos, covering all areas of...

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New Coloring Book Now Available

Meet Fumey - a unique motorcar from Colorado. The Museum is excited to publish our first interactive story and coloring book focusing on the world famous "Galloping Geese" that operated on the Rio Grande Southern from the 1930s through most of the 1950s. About the...

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In-stock for the holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching and we have some brand new products available online and in-store at the Colorado Railroad Museum. For the Colorado & Southern railfan and modeler we have added copies of Kenneth Martin' new book C&S Narrow Gauge...

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The Museum welcomes a new staff member

The Colorado Railroad Museum is excited to welcome our new Assistant Curator of Equipment & Rolling Stock, Jeff Taylor. Jeff comes to us after having worked for 7 years with Knott's Berry Farm in Southern Calif. on 346's only surviving sisters, RGS 41 and...

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New Winter Catalog Available

As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to present some of our favorite gift ideas in our 2016 catalog.  From clothing to books and DVD’s to toys, games and puzzles, we are sure you’ll find just the right gifts for everyone on your list.  And you’ll know that the...

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Pokemon Go in a Railroad Setting

Pokemon Go is sweeping the globe and visitors have discovered 7 PokeStops and 2 PokeGyms on the Museum grounds. To celebrate we are offering Pokemon Go Trainers a special discount. Simply show your device when checking in at the main entrance and each player with the...

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