BNSF 1993 (SD40-2) leaves the Coors Brewing facility in Golden, Colorado with a load of beer.
Golden City & San Juan #3 sits quietly outside the roundhouse at the Colorado Railroad Museum. The name "Little Critter" comes to mind when I saw this loco. I had an Aristo Craft G scale... (more)
D&RGW K-37 491 takes a spin on the Colorado Railroad Museum's Armstrong turntable prior to a day of excursions for the Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Historical Society. In the background are the two old... (more)
Rio Grande’s “Scenic Line of the World” logo spans weathered wooden boards on a 3-foot gauge drop-bottom gon at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado, on August 10, 2015.
Galloping Goose 7 at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
5629 Steam engine at the Colorado Railroad Museum
Galloping Goose 6 and 346 Steam engine at the Colorado Railroad Museum
The dual gauge trackage creates an interesting array of rails. (Note, photo was taken from a public crossing while the train was stopped.)
491 passes an old Rio Grande Flanger as it makes a lap around the roundhouse.
An 1896 vintage narrow gauge museum piece looks on as her larger and younger stablemate steams around the CO RR Museum.
This 60-3 class Shay has had an interesting history. It was built in 1916 for the famed West Side Lumber Co, and is one of many surviving Shays from this line. It came to CO in the 1970s and spent... (more)
This tiny narrow gauge unit spent its working life with US Gypsum until acquired by the museum in 1965. Since that time it has been used to moving equipment around the museum.
K-37 #491 makes laps around the short 1/3 mile museum loop.
K-37 #491 makes laps around the short 1/3 mile museum loops while Thomas makes laps on the G scale garden layout.
491 with Passengers