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#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Day Out With Thomas 2014!

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Day Out With Thomas 2014!

It #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some great photos from Museum Volunteer Beyer Patton. Beyer, who was once named the "volunteer of the year" had his camera on-hand to capture images at the Day Out With Thomas event in 2014! Do you have any home...

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#TriviaTuesday –  August 3, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – August 3, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Story Time & Craft: The Little Engine!

Story Time & Craft: The Little Engine!

Join Colorado Railroad Museum Storyteller Extraordinaire Scott King for Story Time as he reads some of his favorite, train-themed children's stories online! This episode we read "The Little Train" written by Lois Lenski. After Story Time, join Colorado Railroad Museum...

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#TriviaTuesday –  July 27, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – July 27, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TriviaTuesday –  July 20, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – July 20, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 To Go On Tour?

Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 To Go On Tour?

Golden, CO - Have you heard the news? Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 will travel to Antonito, CO to take part in a special event celebrating Colorado's unique narrow gauge railroad history! Click here to visit the official ticketing page online now!

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#TriviaTuesday –  July 13, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – July 13, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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Dining on the Rails: July – Shrimp Cocktail!

Dining on the Rails: July – Shrimp Cocktail!

Happy July and Happy Summer! Here in Colorado, the temperature has been in the 80s and 90s, so it’s no time to turn on the oven. For this month’s posting, we are again going to a nice cool dish for hot summer evenings: shrimp cocktail. Shrimp cocktail appears on...

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#TriviaTuesday –  July 6, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – July 6, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Museum Photos From the 1960s!

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Museum Photos From the 1960s!

It's #TBT and for Throwback Thursday this week we have some great photos of the Museum's early years from Museum member and volunteer John W. Stephens. John, a member of the Museum's track gang, captured these images in 1966 when he was just 11 years old using his...

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#TriviaTuesday –  June 29, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – June 29, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TriviaTuesday –  June 22, 2021!

#TriviaTuesday – June 22, 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. Participants are invited to submit their answer as a comment on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Museum Whistlestop Tour 2015

#TBT (ThrowbackThursday) – Museum Whistlestop Tour 2015

It's #TBT and for ThrowbackThursday this week we have some great photos from Colorado Railroad Museum volunteer Warren Broderik. \Warren was on-hand for the Museum's semi-annual Whistlestop event on July 11, 2015. The event featured recreations of famous campaign...

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