Colorado Railroad Museum

Denver, CO

www.coloradorailroadmuseum.org

The Colorado Railroad Museum Golden, CO, just west of Denver. The museum houses an extensive collection of rolling stock, most of it with a connection to the unique history of railroading in rugged Colorado. The museum has an active restoration program and a circular track for rides on the weekends.

Colorado Railroad Museum - Main entrance
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Main entrance
Colorado Railroad Museum - Visitor center
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Visitor center
Colorado Railroad Museum - Denver and Rio Grande Loco #491
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Denver and Rio Grande Loco #491
Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotives through the years
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Locomotives through the years
Colorado Railroad Museum - California Zephyr - 1940s?
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California Zephyr - 1940s?
Colorado Railroad Museum - California Zephyr v. City of Denver
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California Zephyr v. City of Denver
Colorado Railroad Museum - Timetables
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Timetables
Colorado Railroad Museum - Colorado Locomotives
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Colorado Locomotives
Colorado Railroad Museum - Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) switching console (1937-1991)
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Centralized Traffic Control (CTC) switching console (1937-1991)
Colorado Railroad Museum - CTC console
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CTC console
Colorado Railroad Museum - CTC console
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CTC console
Colorado Railroad Museum - Pictoral history of David Moffit
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Pictoral history of David Moffit
Colorado Railroad Museum - Coupling pin
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Coupling pin
Colorado Railroad Museum - Pin coupler
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Pin coupler
Colorado Railroad Museum - Pin coupler
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Pin coupler
Colorado Railroad Museum - Pin coupler
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Pin coupler
Colorado Railroad Museum - Old truck with friction bearings
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Old truck with friction bearings
Colorado Railroad Museum - Viewing the lubricating wick inside a friction bearing
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Viewing the lubricating wick inside a friction bearing
Colorado Railroad Museum - D&RG locomotive 191 (1880)
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D&RG locomotive 191 (1880)
Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotive 191 nameplate
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Locomotive 191 nameplate
Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotive 191 with caboose 49
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Locomotive 191 with caboose 49
Colorado Railroad Museum - Me and D&RG 683
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Me and D&RG 683
Colorado Railroad Museum - Inside Colorado Midland coach 111
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Inside Colorado Midland coach 111
Colorado Railroad Museum - Colorado Midland coach 111
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Colorado Midland coach 111
Colorado Railroad Museum - D&RG Loco 683 with full consist
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D&RG Loco 683 with full consist
Colorado Railroad Museum - Denver and Intermountain Railroad caboose 902 - only 16 tons
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Denver and Intermountain Railroad caboose 902 - only 16 tons
Colorado Railroad Museum - Mixed caboose consist
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Mixed caboose consist
Colorado Railroad Museum - Visitor center as Denver & Rio Grand RR depot
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Visitor center as Denver & Rio Grand RR depot
Colorado Railroad Museum - Depot
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Depot
Colorado Railroad Museum - Railway post office
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Railway post office
Colorado Railroad Museum - Railway post office car
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Railway post office car
Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotive simulator controls
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Locomotive simulator controls
Colorado Railroad Museum - Locomotive simulator controls
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Locomotive simulator controls
Colorado Railroad Museum - Restored parlor car
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Restored parlor car
Colorado Railroad Museum - Cog wheel locomotive description - for very high grades
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Cog wheel locomotive description - for very high grades
Colorado Railroad Museum - Cog wheel track
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Cog wheel track
Colorado Railroad Museum - Cog wheels
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Cog wheels
Colorado Railroad Museum - Me and M&PPRR cog wheel loco #1 (1893)
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Me and M&PPRR cog wheel loco #1 (1893)
Colorado Railroad Museum - Colorado & Southern narrow gauge caboose 1009 and 11-ton freight car 7064
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Colorado & Southern narrow gauge caboose 1009 and 11-ton freight car 7064
Colorado Railroad Museum - C&S caboose 1009 rear view
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C&S caboose 1009 rear view
Colorado Railroad Museum - C&S narrow gauge consist
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C&S narrow gauge consist
Colorado Railroad Museum - Me and freight car 7064
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Me and freight car 7064
Colorado Railroad Museum - Hand brake closeup on D&RGW freight car 3661 - before air brakes  brakemen used to have to walk on tops of cars and turn these wheels to stop the train
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Hand brake closeup on D&RGW freight car 3661 - before air brakes brakemen used to have to walk on tops of cars and turn these wheels to stop the train
Colorado Railroad Museum - California Zephyr description
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California Zephyr description
Colorado Railroad Museum - D&RG streamlined diesel-electric loco 5771 (1955)
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D&RG streamlined diesel-electric loco 5771 (1955)
Colorado Railroad Museum - Loco 5771 description
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Loco 5771 description
Colorado Railroad Museum - Loco 5771 traction motor
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Loco 5771 traction motor
Colorado Railroad Museum - Loco 5771 traction motor
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Loco 5771 traction motor
Colorado Railroad Museum - Loco 5771 truck
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Loco 5771 truck
Colorado Railroad Museum - Rotary plow description
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Rotary plow description
Colorado Railroad Museum - Rotary plow
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Rotary plow
Colorado Railroad Museum - UP 50-ton freight car behind loco 5771
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UP 50-ton freight car behind loco 5771
Colorado Railroad Museum - UP passenger car 5442
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UP passenger car 5442
Colorado Railroad Museum - UP 5442 truck
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UP 5442 truck
Colorado Railroad Museum - SFRR stainless steel streamline car (Southwest Chief)
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SFRR stainless steel streamline car (Southwest Chief)
Colorado Railroad Museum - SFRR streamline car rear
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SFRR streamline car rear
Colorado Railroad Museum - Spare parts
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Spare parts
Colorado Railroad Museum - Spare couplers / draft gears
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Spare couplers / draft gears
Colorado Railroad Museum - Spare draft gears and center bowls
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Spare draft gears and center bowls
Colorado Railroad Museum - Spare bolsters and wheels
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Spare bolsters and wheels
Colorado Railroad Museum - Spare axles
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Spare axles
Colorado Railroad Museum - Union Tank Car (UTLX) 88125: 30-ton narrow gauge petroleum carrier
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Union Tank Car (UTLX) 88125: 30-ton narrow gauge petroleum carrier
Colorado Railroad Museum - UTLX 88125
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UTLX 88125
Colorado Railroad Museum - Freight cars behind roundhouse awaiting restoration
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Freight cars behind roundhouse awaiting restoration
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS Galloping Geese description
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RGS Galloping Geese description
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS goose 6
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RGS goose 6
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS goose 6
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RGS goose 6
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS goose 2
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RGS goose 2
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS goose 2
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RGS goose 2
Colorado Railroad Museum - RGS goose 7
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RGS goose 7
Colorado Railroad Museum - Family at museum
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Family at museum

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