Here is a list of other things to see and do while in our neighborhood.

Colorado Railroad Museum
Colorado Railroad Museum
Our gracious host and, without a doubt (at least by us), the best railroad museum in the
Rockies. Please visit them for all of your book and video needs, as proceeds go to fund
restoration projects for the Museum's collection.

Colorado Model Railroad Museum
Colorado Model Railroad Museum
If you've enjoyed visiting the Denver HO Model RR Club, we're sure you'll really enjoy visiting
the Colorado Model Railroad Museum in Greeley. It features a really fantastic model railroad
and is worth the effort to visit.

Platte Valley Trolley
Denver Rail Heritage Society
The Platte Valley Trolley operates an open siteseeing trolley along the the South Platte River
from 15th Street south to Decatur. Visit their website for fares and schedules.

Forney Museum
Forney Transportation Museum

The Forney Transportation Museum features antique cars, buggies, bicycles, motorcycles,
rare and exotic vehicles...and of course, trains...including the world's largest steam
locomotive, a Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy locomotive.

Platte Valley & Western Model RR Club
Platte Valley & Western Model Railroad Club

Formerly located in the basement of Denver's Union Station, adjacent to the Denver O
Scale Club, the HO scale PV&WRR Club was building a new layout at the White Fence Farm
Restaurant at 6263 W Jewell Ave in Lakewood, but was forced to cease operations when the
restaurant closed in December 2018. They are currently setting up a layout at 6719 W. Colfax Ave.
in Lakewood. You can only reach their Facebook page if you are a Facebook member.

Colorado Springs & Interurban Railway
Pike's Peak Historical Street Railway Foundation, Inc.
Site address: 2333 Steel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO Mailing address: P.O. Box 544
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Telephone: 719-475-9508

The Foundation owns at least nine PCC-style streetcars as well as leasing Fort Collins
Birney streetcar 22 and owning an ex-Colorado Springs streetcar body. Both the historic
cars are undergoing restoration and one of the PCCs operates on a 600' test track
equipped with overhead wire.

Georgetown Loop Railroad
Georgetown Loop Railroad

Ride a steam-powered narrow gauge train over the famous Devil's Gate Bridge on Colorado's
historic Georgetown Loop Railroad, one of the most famous scenic lines in the West.

Royal Gorge Route
Canon City & Royal Gorge
This is one of the most spectacular rides in the entire country. Travel through the Royal Gorge
of the Arkansas River and marvel at the scenery as you pass more than a thousand feet beneath
the World's highest suspension bridge.

RTD Light Rail
Regional Transportation District

Denver, CO
RTD now operates nearly 35 miles of light rail system from 30th & Welton through Downtown
and south via its southwest corridor alongside the BNSF/UP Joint Line to Littleton, and to the southern and
southeastern parts of the Denver Metro area along the I-25 and I-225 corridors.

Colorado Live Steamers
Colorado Live Steamers
The Colorado Live Steamers is a non-profit organization of people interested in building
and operating large scale model railroad equipment. They are located on approximately 120 acres
in Byers, CO, about 40 miles east of Denver. To date they have laid approximately 3,200 feet
of track and have built a 102' wooden bridge which completes the first loop called the Johnson Loop.

Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

Originating in "the highest incorporated city in North America," the LC&S takes passengers along
the old Denver, South Park & Pacific and Colorado & Southern lines to the Continental Divide.

Cripple Creek & Victor Railroad
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad (CC&VRR)
The area around Cripple Creek was the inspiration for some of the Club's scenery.

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Please check their website for schedule details. This is the most authentic narrow gauge railroad in the U.S.

Durango & Silverton Railroad
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Train
The Durango & Silverton trains take you through some of Colorado's most beautiful scenery. It is well worth the time for a visit.

Fort Collins Municipal Railway
Fort Collins Municipal Railway
Ride an original Fort Collins Birney streetcar on the reconstrucuted route that this car once served.

Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Travel to the top of 14,300 foot Pike's Peak in a cog train. On a clear day you can see all the way to Kansas!


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The National Model Railroad Association:

TrainWeb - The Railroad information portal.

1/87 Vehicle Club
For those interested in modeling HO scale vehicles prototypically.

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Date page last modified and links checked: April 16, 2021