Big Train Tours: Coors Diesel Switcher No. 988

Big Train Tours: Coors Diesel Switcher No. 988

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This week, we’ll be taking a look at a diesel locomotive hailing from a brand-name railroad—Coors! From 1981 to 2004, this locomotive was a fixture at the Coors plant right here in Golden. But prior to...
Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Outdoor Garden Railroad

Big Train Tours: The Museum’s Outdoor Garden Railroad

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at the outdoor Garden Railroad located on the Museum grounds. Since its beginnings in the mid-1990s, this operating layout has grown to become one of the Museum’s...
Big Train Tours: Feeding Our Furnaces

Big Train Tours: Feeding Our Furnaces

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at a freight car type known as a gondola. Built to transport heavy, bulk commodities such as mineral ores and coal, gondolas served on the Denver & Rio Grande...
Big Train Tours: D&RGW No. 683

Big Train Tours: D&RGW No. 683

Standard Gauge Pioneer: D&RGW Steam Locomotive No. 683 – Big Train Tours – Colorado Railroad Museum! Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at Denver & Rio Grande Western No. 683. This...
Big Train Tours: Outfit Cars

Big Train Tours: Outfit Cars

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at a little-known part of the railroad landscape: Outfit Cars. Part mobile homes, part camp cars, these converted box cars and passenger cars served as homes away...

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