Big Train Tours: RGS “Galloping Goose” No. 7

Big Train Tours: RGS “Galloping Goose” No. 7

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’re covering the largest of three “Galloping Goose” motorcars displayed at the Museum, all once owned and operated by southwest Colorado’s Rio Grande Southern railroad. Our subject for...
Big Train Tours: RGS Motorcar No. 6

Big Train Tours: RGS Motorcar No. 6

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’re covering the second of three “Galloping Goose” motorcars displayed at the Museum, all of which were once owned and operated by southwest Colorado’s Rio Grande Southern railroad. Our...
Big Train Tours: Motorcar “Galloping Goose” No. 2

Big Train Tours: Motorcar “Galloping Goose” No. 2

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at a unique, narrow-gauge, motorized railcar that was designed and built right here in Colorado. Today, Rio Grande Southern “Galloping Goose” number is proudly...
Big Train Tours: 491

Big Train Tours: 491

Welcome to another Big Train Tour at the Colorado Railroad Museum! This month, we’ll be taking a look at Denver & Rio Grande Western steam locomotive No. 491. This massive, 1928 vintage coal burner is today the largest coal-burning steam locomotive operating in...
#TriviaTuesday

#TriviaTuesday

It’s #TriviaTuesday at the Colorado Railroad Museum. This week our question is – When was Rio Grande Southern Steam Locomotive No. 20 built? Participants are invited to submit their Trivia responses as a comment on our Facebook, YouTube, Instagram or...

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