The Colorado Railroad Museum's RGS 7 "Galloping Goose" gets a workout on weekends during winter when the larger steam engines are in hibernation.
Galloping Goose #7 takes visitors for a spin around the museum grounds on a beautiful autumn afternoon.
The 'north 40' area of the Colorado Railroad Museum includes this watering station and old growth trees, making for a real a scenic trip when the fall leaves change colors.
On Saturdays in the fall the Colorado Railroad Museum often runs passengers around the grounds in Rio Grande Southern #7, one of three 'Galloping Goose' units owned by the museum. It is economica... (more)
Rio Grande Southern's Galloping Goose #7 can often be found making the run around the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Here is one of three ‘Galloping Geese’ owned and operated by the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado. Rio Grande Southern No. 2 is the oldest surviving ‘Goose’, having been built in 1931.... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum's Rio Grande Southern Galloping Goose #7 gets ready to give rides to the old and young railfans that are visiting the museum.
From the side you can appreciate the ingenuity that went into creating the 'Galloping Goose' powered mover. Different car bodies were used depending on the unit and Rio Grande Southern No. 7 was ... (more)
'Galloping Goose' No. 7 makes a lap around the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum, passing the entrance and the flagman posted to stop traffic.
Rio Grande Southern 'Galloping Goose' No. 7 sits next to a vintage flange car on the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum. The museum will often run this car around their circuit on days when ... (more)
Galloping Goose 7 at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
When not traveling the rails of the C&TS or D&S, Goose #5 rests at her home on the route of the old RGS by the depot in Dolores, seen here as a typical San Juan afternoon storm rolls in.
Galloping Goose 4 sits tightly enshrined in a small park downtown Telluride for tourists to admire. She was fully restored to operating condition in the early 2000s by the Ridgeway museum and made... (more)
Rio Grande Southern, Galloping Goose No. 5, at Rockwood, on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Rio Grande Southern 'Galloping Goose' No. 7 passes the Colorado Railroad Museum's functional water tower on its way back to the station.