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Story Time & Craft: Two Little Trains

Story Time & Craft: Two Little Trains

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire Evan Weber for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories online! This episode we read "Two Little Trains" written by Margaret Wise Brown with pictures by Leo & Diane...

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#TriviaTuesdy – January 12, 2021!

#TriviaTuesdy – January 12, 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 each week. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram...

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#TriviaTuesday 2021!

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

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Big Train Tours: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy No. 5629!

Big Train Tours: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy No. 5629!

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 is...

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Dining on the Rails: Eggnog

Dining on the Rails: Eggnog

For this month’s posting, we are celebrating the holidays with an eggnog recipe from our 50th anniversary cookbook, Gallopin’ Geese & Steamin’ Engines, 2009. Eggnog: do you love it or hate it? It seems to be one end of the spectrum or the other; rarely does it...

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Small Wonders: William Henry Jackson

Small Wonders: William Henry Jackson

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Curator of Education & Exhibits, Elizabeth Nosek, 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...

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A Very Polar #TriviaTuesday!

A Very Polar #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. This week features the stunning photography of Erik Lindgren! Participants are invited to...

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Story Time & Craft: The Polar Express

Story Time & Craft: The Polar Express

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire, Evan Weber for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories weekly online! This week we read "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg. After Story Time, join Colorado Railroad...

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#TriviaTuesday is Back!

#TriviaTuesday is Back!

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 & Rio Grande Western Coach #284

Big Train Tours: Denver & Rio Grande Western Coach #284

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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Help Us “Raise the Roofs” on Colorado Gives Day!

Help Us “Raise the Roofs” on Colorado Gives Day!

It's Colorado Gives Day! Join thousands of Coloradans to support local nonprofits on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This annual statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. The $1.5 Million Incentive Fund made possible by...

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Dining on the Rails: Happy Thanksgiving!

Dining on the Rails: Happy Thanksgiving!

For this month’s posting, we are looking to the famous Fred Harvey Company, which was known for revamping the way people ate on the railroad. When it comes to the history of chain restaurants, if you ask the average American, “Who started the chain restaurant...

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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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