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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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Big Train Tours: C&S RPO and Express Car No. 254

Big Train Tours: C&S RPO and Express Car No. 254

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: Train Song!

Story Time and Craft: Train Song!

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 "Train Song" by Diane Siebert and Michael Wimmer. After Story...

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#TriviaTuesday – May 12, 2020

#TriviaTuesday – May 12, 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: Menus

Small Wonders: Menus

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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Dining on the Rails

Dining on the Rails

Today we bring you a 1971 Union Pacific Beverage Menu. With many delicious options, we are going with a 21+ Bullshot Cocktail! Follow the recipe and see if you can make your very own Bullshot Cocktail! Click on the images for a full-sized view! Let us know how it...

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Around the Rail Yard

Around the Rail Yard

Today we are looking at the unique Rio Grande Southern "Galloping Goose" Motorcars! But, instead of photos of the railcar, we want to bring you some pictures made by museum visitors during our 2019 Summer Program Thrilling Thursdays! Which one is your favourite?...

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Big Train Tour: Locomotive No. 318

Big Train Tour: Locomotive No. 318

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: Debbie MacDonald

#TBT Volunteer Photography Spotlight: Debbie MacDonald

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: Ride the Rails With Thomas!

Story Time and Craft: Ride the Rails With Thomas!

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 "Ride the Rails With Thomas" by Rev. W. Awdry with illustrations...

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#GivingTuesdayNow Edition of #TriviaTuesday!

#GivingTuesdayNow Edition of #TriviaTuesday!

This week it is #GivingTuesdayNow and we have a special #TriviaTuesday question to highlight the difference that donor support makes! Alexis and Eileen McKinney were critical to the Museum's expansion efforts in constructing the Library, the roundhouse and more. From...

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Big Train Tour: Cog Railway to the Clouds

Big Train Tour: Cog Railway to the Clouds

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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Important Message Regarding Re-Opening

Important Message Regarding Re-Opening

Important message regarding re-opening. The Colorado Railroad Museum serves as a community gathering space, and right now we are focused on taking actions to support the health of our community. The museum will continue its closure, following guidance from our...

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#GivingTuesdayNow

#GivingTuesdayNow

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, the Colorado Railroad Museum will be participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. As you know, the Museum continues to do the good work of restoring and preserving Colorado railroad history in spite of the current...

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