Story Time & Craft: Dinosaur Dig

Story Time & Craft: Dinosaur Dig

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 are reading “The Berenstain Bears’ Dinosaur Dig” by Jan & Mike...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #triviatuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This video, our question is: Why does the Museum’s turntable have four rails? Don’t know the answer? Watch our Big Train Tour about Museum’s Armstrong Turntable to find out (this link takes...
#ThrowbackThursday: Museum Volunteers at Work!

#ThrowbackThursday: Museum Volunteers at Work!

Welcome to this #ThrowbackThursday with the Colorado Railroad Museum! For 65 years, our dedicated volunteers have been the heart and soul of preserving Colorado’s rich railroad heritage. From restoring historic locomotives to guiding tours, building exhibits and...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #triviatuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This video, our question is: Found in Golden, Colorado in 1894, what was the first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil discovered? Don’t know the answer? Read our event description for our upcoming Dinosaur Express...
Story Time & Craft: Coolies

Story Time & Craft: Coolies

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 are reading “Coolies” by Yin and illustrated by Chris Soentpiet. After Story...
#TBT – Three Operational Steam Engines!

#TBT – Three Operational Steam Engines!

Step into the time machine this #throwbackthursday in celebration of the Museum’s annual Colorado Crossings event which provides avid rail photographers a great opportunity to snap unique photos of historic rail equipment in operation! This collection of images...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #triviatuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This video, our question is: Who officiated at the inaugural run of Rio Grande Southern steam locomotive No. 20 in summer 2020, following completion of the locomotive’s 14-year restoration? Don’t...
#TBT – The Museum in 1984!

#TBT – The Museum in 1984!

Step into the time machine this #throwbackthursday as we journey back 40 years to 1984 with incredible photographs by Stephen R. Peck! Stephen recently shared a treasure trove of both his, and his father’s railroad photographs and it is the perfect time for us...
Colorado Power Days

Colorado Power Days

Take a ride behind an authentic coal-burning steam locomotive! Step back to a time when internal and external combustion engines alike drove our state’s economy. Check out antique tractors, hit-and-miss engines and early diesels, and vintage autos! Enjoy great local...

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