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2014 Events Calendar

June 2-6 - Restoration Week: Patterned after Friends of C&TS work sessions. Come and spend some time in the beautiful San Juan Mountains and work on the Museum's historic narrow gauge rolling stock as well as participating in the rebuilding the Guston Depot of Red Mountain.

August 9-10 - Ridgway Arts and Crafts Rendezvous: You can ride Motor #1 on the half hour at the Museum from 10 am to 4 pm.

Sept 18-21 - Ouray County Railroad Days . This weekend event includes a Museum open house, a model railrod open house, rides on Motor #1, a Narrow Gauge Railroad Symposium, hikes from Red Mountain Pass to Guston and from Guston to the Albany Smelter on the Silverton Railroad Grade, and guided tours tracing the routes of the D&RGW from Ridgway to Ouray and the RGS from to Lizard Head Pass.

2014 Railroad Days schedule and details

Public Presentations. The Museum has a number of community activities including presentations to elementary school classes in Ridgway, Ouray, Telluride and Montrose as well as talks in the Ouray Evenings in History series and at the Ridgway State Park.

Monthly Work Sessions. There are monthly work sessions from 9:00 AM til noon on the second Saturday of each month (May through October). At these work sessions there are a number of projects suitable for all ability levels. The monthly board meeting takes place at 1:00 pm (all year) after the work session and is open to the public.

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