It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This week our question is – In what year was Coors Diesel Switcher No. 988 involved in a yard collision, leading to the locomotive’s retirement? Don’t know the answer? Watch our latest...
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...
Small Wonders: RGS Motorcar Artifacts

Small Wonders: RGS Motorcar Artifacts

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...

August Update

Staff and volunteers at the Colorado Railroad Museum have been extremely busy this year but the past week in particular saw some major restoration work, equipment moves, construction and events. Click the images below for larger views. D&RGW Steam Locomotive No....


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