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: 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...
Small Wonders: The Zephyrettes, Symbols of a Streamliner

Small Wonders: The Zephyrettes, Symbols of a Streamliner

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...
Dining on the Rails: Cranberry Sauce

Dining on the Rails: Cranberry Sauce

Happy December! Nearly every railroad developed a special holiday meal for passengers traveling by train over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. For this month’s posting, we are looking into the history of and recipes for an American holiday staple: cranberry...

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