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: RGS 20’s Offsite Adventures

Big Train Tours: RGS 20’s Offsite Adventures

This month, we’ll be doing something different: we’ll be following Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 as it heads offsite to the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad for a series of historic excursions in late summer and early fall 2021. Locomotive No. 20’s...
Big Train Tours – The Last Wig Wag

Big Train Tours – The Last Wig Wag

Time for a new “Big Train Tour!” Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection. This month, we’ll be taking a look at a Wig-Wag signal that once warned motorists of passing trains at a lonely...
Big Train Tours – Observation-Lounge Navajo: Car of the Stars

Big Train Tours – Observation-Lounge Navajo: Car of the Stars

Time for a new “Big Train Tour!” Each tour will focus on a different piece of historic equipment in the Colorado Railroad Museum’s collection. Our subject passenger car was built for the Santa Fe and launched the 1937 debut of the streamlined “Super...

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