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Inside the OC&E – EXTRA 10583

Happy Birthday, C&S 10583 Article by Bill Kepner The bright red caboose we have in the museum, Colorado and Southern #10583, was built 100 years ago, in July 1919. This railroad was never very profitable, so it choose to build as much of its equipment as it could in its own Rice Yard coach shop,

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Inside the OC&E – 2019 Spring Newsletter

CMRM will Celebrate 10th Anniversary on May 25th The month of May 2019 will be a big month for the Colorado Model Railroad Museum. The month starts out with several events honoring the re-enactment of the Golden Spike Ceremony that will occur in Ogden, Utah. We have had many that will occur in Ogden, Utah.

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Inside the OC&E – 2019 Winter Newsletter

The State of the Museum If you take a step back and consider what the museum is today and what it has been able to accomplish in almost ten years, the list is inspring. • The museum has been one of the premier visitor attractions in Northern Colorado, hosting 17,280 visitors in 2018 and is approaching

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Inside the OC&E: CMRM Unveils New Exhibits for the Holiday Season

Harris Department 56 Collection Donated to CMRM Our museum has received a unique collection of Department 56 villages from Marilyn and Bob Harris of Lincoln, Nebraska. Because Christmas was such a special time in their youth, the Harris’s already had an extensive collection of Christmas dec- orations, figures, and trees when in 1984 Marilyn purchased

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Inside the OC&E – 2018 Fall Newsletter

Littler Youth Fund Awards Grant to CMRM Youth Program The Community Foundation of Greeley and Weld County awarded a Grant to the CMRM the first week of October to provide after-school and summer activities in a cross-curricular, hands-on learning environment using the LEGO Education STEAM Programs. The curriculum will engage students to become more independent

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Inside the OC&E – 2018 Summer Newsletter

Inside the OC&E Museum Speeder Cart Gets Rebuilt Longtime museum supporters may remember that in October 2010, we placed a “Speeder Cart” out at the street corner next to the parking lot and Great Western track. The newsletter containing that article is on the website. It’s interesting to see how much the little tree has

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