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Lecture "Season" Pass

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We are offering this new series of adult lectures that will take you back to the time when railroads shaped the American West. So come relax, enjoy a beverage, and learn more about Colorado Railroad's and the affect they have had on our history.
Tickets include two beverages of your choice of beer, wine or soda. Doors open at 6:00 P.M. for early enjoyment of attractions. Advanced Tickets Required. 21 and older only. $15 per adult, $12 per member. Teachers - Call for special rates - 303-279-4591

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Railroad Stories: Otto Mears
Retired Jeffco teacher and storyteller, Steve Lee, brings history to life with his captivating living history presentation of Otto Mears, the Pathfinder of the San Juan Mountains. Mr. Mears was born in Russia in 1840, and emigrated, by himself, to the United States before he was eleven years old. His impact on Colorado is worth knowing, and was carefully researched at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado. Additional research includes interviews of Mr. Mears' descendants.
After the presentation, there is an informal discussion and Q&A led by Steve Lee.

Friday, February 22, 2012 - 6:30-8:00 P.M. Amtrak: The First 40 Years, 1971-2011
This award winning production, tells the story of America’s Railroad and gives viewers an exclusive look inside Amtrak’s first four decades. Along with the showing, documentary filmmaker Richard Luckin will discuss the making of the film and will share the challenges and experiences he faced while spending nearly a year in production, traveling from coast-to-coast on Amtrak, recording his travels and conducting interviews to delve into this fascinating piece of railroad history.

Friday, June, 7 2013 - Ghost Towns of the Rockies
Preethi Burkholder, the author of "Ghost Towns of the Rockies," takes audiences on a journey through the West’s eerie and fascinating ghost towns. Hear captivating stories, such as the ghost of Annabelle Stark, who is believed to haunt the town of St. Elmo, Colorado, and learn the saga of Horace Tabor of Leadville, CO, who was the fifth richest man in the country in the 1890's but died a pauper, shoveling dirt for 65 cents a day.


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