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#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Richard Kuberski

#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Richard Kuberski

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 - we've...

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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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Pop-Up Photo Charter Event!

Pop-Up Photo Charter Event!

Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2, 2020 GOLDEN, Colo. — The Colorado Railroad Museum and Trains Magazine will host a pop up photo charter with newly restored 1899 Rio Grande Southern 4-6-0 No. 20 on August 1 and 2. To take advantage of the best light for images and to...

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Small Wonders: Merci Train

Small Wonders: Merci Train

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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#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Ed Lichtenfels

#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Ed Lichtenfels

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 - we've...

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#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: George Lawrence

#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: George Lawrence

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 - we've...

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News Release: Rio Grande Southern No. 20

News Release: Rio Grande Southern No. 20

Railroad Museum to Debut 14-Year, $1.5M Steam Locomotive Restoration on August 1 GOLDEN, Colo. – The Colorado Railroad Museum is pleased to announce that Rio Grande Southern steam locomotive No. 20 will make its official public debut on Saturday, August 1, 2020. On...

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Hold the Date – Day Out With Thomas 2020!

Hold the Date – Day Out With Thomas 2020!

Yes, indeed—the Colorado Railroad Museum is still making plans to host Thomas the Tank Engine and some of his friends for three weekends in September! The specific dates are Saturday and Sunday, September 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27. Exact details about the event will be...

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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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Weekend Activities This Summer!

Weekend Activities This Summer!

This summer, the Colorado Railroad Museum has something fun planned every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday through mid-August! Climb aboard for train rides all four days each weekend, and enjoy the Museum’s primarily outdoor campus with fresh air and plenty of...

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Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Turntable!

Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Turntable!

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 – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Mark Huber

#TBT – Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Mark Huber

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 - we've...

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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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This Weekend at the Colorado Railroad Museum:

This Weekend at the Colorado Railroad Museum:

“All Things Engine” taking place Saturday and Sunday On Father’s Day Weekend! —Plus First-ever Member Appreciation Day on Sunday This Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21, the Colorado Railroad Museum is celebrating Father’s Day Weekend with fun, outdoor activities!...

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Members – Learn How To Reserve Tickets Online!

Members – Learn How To Reserve Tickets Online!

Today we are walking through the process for existing members to link their membership with our online store. This will enable members to reserve their admission in advance, including train rides! Contact matt@crrm.org with any questions or to report an issue.

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#TBT – Throwback Thursday

#TBT – Throwback Thursday

It’s #TBT (Throwback Thursday) and we’re re-sharing this awesome image of a "Denver & Rio Grande Western Steam Locomotive No. 318 Shrine" owned by Jim “JP” Pallow. He wrote: “My son did this artwork titled D&RGW #318 Climbing Dallas Divide. He framed it for me...

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#TriviaTuesday June 16, 2020

#TriviaTuesday June 16, 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,...

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Story Time & Craft: Curious George Takes A Train

Story Time & Craft: Curious George Takes 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 "Freight Train" by H. A. & Margret Rey. After Story Time, join...

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Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

From its elegant Turquoise Room to its beautiful Navajo observation car, in the 20th century there was perhaps no more luxurious mode of travel than aboard the Santa Fe Super Chief.  From the 1930s to the 1960s, the Super Chief was known as the “Train of the Stars”...

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Volunteer Open House Live Online

Volunteer Open House Live Online

Join the staff at the Colorado Railroad Museum for a live, online Volunteer Open House! Our staff will share a bit about their work at the Museum and the opportunities available for volunteers! Learn more online at: ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org/Volunteers\

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