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Colorado Railroad Museum

Activities at the Colorado Railroad Museum

• Convention Attendees can display their badge for FREE admission to the Museum all days of the convention.

• Friday, Sept 1 is NNGC Day at the Museum. They will be running RGS No. 20 pulling coaches 280 & 284 along with business car B-8, all painted in matching Pullman green. No. 491 will be pulling a freight consist. Attendees will have total access to Museum  grounds for photography and volunteers will be conducting shop tours. Lunch will be served from 12 to 1PM. (details to follow).

• Saturday, Feb 2 No.491 will be running and pulling passenger and rider coaches.


Durango & Silverton

Activities at the Durango & Silverton

In addition to the usual Durango Railroad Museum tours,

the railroad is pleased to announce the return of the Silverton Mixed.

• Sunday August 27th, Mixed freight excursion powered by a K-28 class locomotive from Durango to Silverton and return. The train will layover in Silverton for lunch or alternatively box lunches will be available for purchase in advance separately. The train will have historic narration onboard as well as some photo runbys. Coach and caboose seating will be available as well as a limited number of upgrades for locomotive cab rides.


• Schedule: Depart Durango 7:30am - Arrive Durango 5:15pm

​Coach and Gondola.....................................................................$150

Caboose with complimentary non-alcoholic drinks ..................$250

Locomotive Cab Ride upgrade Durango to Tank Creek...........$600*

Locomotive Cab Ride upgrade Tank Creek to Silverton...........$600*

Locomotive Cab Ride upgrade Silverton to Tank Creek...........$400*

Locomotive Cab Ride upgrade Tank Creek to Durango...........$400*

*Cab rides prices are in addition to the purchase of either a caboose, coach, or gondola ticket.

Booking Instructions:

Please Call the D&SNG Reservations Office at 877.872.4607

Ride Galloping Goose No. 5 

RGS Motor 5 Excursion from Durango to Cascade and return. Box lunches will be available for purchase in advance separately. On the return trip RGS Motor 5 will stop at Tacoma Hydroelectric Power Plant and passengers will have the opportunity to take a walking tour of the power plant.


​• Schedule: Depart Durango 7:40am - Arrive Durango 1:00pm

​Booking Instructions:

Please Call the D&SNG Reservations Office at 877.872.4607

•Additional Goose Excursions Pre- and Post-Convention available. See Galloping Goose Historical Society below


Cumbres & Toltec

Activities at the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

Pre-National Narrow Gauge Convention Photo Charters August 28 & 29, 2023

• Monday August 28th will consist of Locomotive 168 pulling RPO 65, Coaches 292 & 256 plus Tourist Sleeper 470.  This train will depart Antonito at 8:00am operate to Big Horn and return back at 6:00pm.  This charter will offer an abundance of photo runby opportunities.  Sack lunches, water and snacks are included in the price of a ticket

• Tuesday August 29th will entail Locomotive 315 pulling rider boxcars 3537, 3414, high-sided gons 1204 & 1357, concession car 3244, 5-6 freight cars with 1930’s Royal Gorge/Moffit Tunnel heralds and caboose 05635.  This train will depart Antonito at 8:00am operate to Osier and return at 6:00pm.  A sack lunch, water and snacks are once again included in the price.  Plenty of fantastic runby locations!

• Limited to 60 riders per day Prices range from $320-$625 (Depending on single or both days / Friends of the C&TS  member or non-membership

You may go to the Friends web site; to reserve or call the Albuquerque Office at 505-880-1311 with any questions or e-mail

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Denver, South Park & Pacific Railway

Activities at the Denver, South Park & Pacific Como Campus

Open House September 2, 2023

Special OPEN HOUSE for all Narrow Gauge Convention Participants Saturday September 2, 2023


• Depot Museum, Roundhouse, Merchandise Store will be open with rides and special docent tours of the Como Historical Railroad Campus.

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Galloping Goose Historical Society

Galloping Goose Excursions on the Durango & Silverton

Ride Goose No. 5 August 26, September 4 & 5, 2023

• Round Trip Durango to Cascade Canyon & Return August 26, $155


• One Way Trip Durango to Silverton September 4, $199

• One Way Trip Silverton to Durango September 5, $199

• For Tickets & Information Call 877-872-4607 or visit

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Colorado Model Railroad Museum

Colorado Model Railroad Museum-  Greeley, Colorado

Free Admission

The Colorado Model Railroad Museum will offer free admission to the

National Narrow Gauge Convention attendees with their convention badge. 

Colorado Model Railroad Museum

680 10th Street

Greeley, CO  80631


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