The Rocky Mountain Railroad Historical Foundation
is pleased to announce
that we’re looking for candidate projects for this summer’s mini-grant program.
For the fourth year in a row, we’re looking for up to five railroad-related
preservation, restoration, or education projects that could use up to $1000 for
their 2018 project. So if your organization wishes to apply click to
download Foundation Grant Application
In 1964 Trains Magazine dedicated their 8 page Photo Section to the 25th anniversary of the club.
Click on Trains 25th Anniversary Article
to view this article. It is best viewed as a two sided display.
This site contains information about the
Rocky Mountain Railroad Club, railroad history, stories of historic
Colorado railroad cars,
late breaking train news
for rail fans.
The preservation of rail history includes the memories and stories of the early railroaders
who build and operated the railroads of Colorado. Personnel stories and histories submitted to us are part of Rail
Reports page Personal Histories.
20, acquired in 1952, is one piece of railroad equipment which
the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club owned. On May 31, 2006 engine 20 was turned over to
the CRRM Foundation ownership. An unnamed benefactor has provided funding
to return the engine to operating condition. The restoration is being performed in
courtesy Toltec Images
The Rocky Mountain
Railroad Historical Foundation was founded in 1990 by the Rocky
Mountain Railroad Club for the purpose of restoring
historic railroad equipment. For many years our main project was the restoration of Denver and Intermountain No. 25 (the only totally intact,
surviving car of Denver's once vast electric railway system). Car 25 was added to the National Register on January 12, 2012. The foundation page details how this piece of Colorado history was saved from the scrapper.
was one of seven cars that provided passenger service between
downtown Denver and Golden over the Denver Tramway Company's
13 mile standard gauge line. A history of No. 25 can be found
by visiting the Foundation page.
This site is the result
of the enormous contributions of the members of the Rocky Mountain
Railroad Club. All railroad photography and writing contributed
for this project are used with much appreciation.