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A behind the scenes look at the Glenwood Railroad Museum

The February program at the Glenwood Railroad Museum will feature a behind-the-scenes tour of the Glenwood Springs Railroad Station and the collections of the Glenwood Railroad Museum. This special program is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4. The program is free and open to the public.

The 111-year-old Glenwood Springs Railroad Station is home to Amtrak and the Glenwood Railroad Museum. Designed by Theodore von Rosenberg, the same architect who designed the original bathhouse at the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, this unique building has many stories to tell. Join members of the Western Colorado Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society as they explore the colorful history of railroads and railroading in the Glenwood Springs area as told in the Glenwood Springs Depot and the collections of the Glenwood Railroad Museum. The program will include a presentation on the history and design of the depot along with a tour of the museum collection, and end with an opportunity to as questions of museum volunteers. Refreshments will be provided.

The Glenwood Railroad Museum is located in the Glenwood Railroad Depot across the street from the Hotel Denver on Seventh Street. Entrance to the museum for this program will be from the trackside of the depot. Take the stairway located to the west of the depot and walk along the depot to the museum entrance.

Daddy – Daughter Dance

The Glenwood Springs Recreation Department invites every father (uncle, grandfather, …) to take their little girls 14 and younger out on a date they will never forget from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Glenwood Springs Community Center. Join us for a magical evening of dining and dancing that will create memories to last a lifetime. A delicious buffet will be catered by Rivers restaurant. Cost is $35 per couple and $10 each additional daughter. Preregistration is required and space fills up fast; register on line at http://www.glenwoodrec.com.


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