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...
Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Colorado Experience: Galloping Goose

Take a ride on the Galloping Goose, seven operational railcars that ran through the rugged San Juan mountains from 1931 to 1952. Carrying cargo, mail, and passengers, these “Motors” connected Dolores, Telluride, and Ridgeway with many locations along the Rio Grande...
Gallopin’ Goose Oil Change

Gallopin’ Goose Oil Change

Thursday February 23, 2017 Today the staff and volunteers at the Colorado Railroad Museum completed an oil change on Rio Grande Southern “Gallopin’ Goose” No. 2. The crew also plans on changing the oil in Goose No. 6 today or tomorrow. Photos from...

New Coloring Book Now Available

Meet Fumey – a unique motorcar from Colorado. The Museum is excited to publish our first interactive story and coloring book focusing on the world famous “Galloping Geese” that operated on the Rio Grande Southern from the 1930s through most of the...


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