Posted: Aug 25, 2011 6:28 PM by Dr. Anya Winslow
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - The contractor building a light rail line from downtown Denver to Golden is donating $50,000 worth of labor, materials and equipment for a project at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
The Regional Transportation District says Denver Transit Construction Group will build 300 feet of track for the museum in Golden on Saturday.
The 15-acre museum has standard-gauge and narrow-gauge railroad quipment, some of it in operating condition, as well as a roundhouse for restoration work and a large collection of documents, photos, paintings and artifacts from Colorado's railroad history.
The contractor is building RTD's 12-mile West Rail Line between Denver Union Station and the Jefferson County Government Center in Golden. The line is scheduled to begin operating in 2013.
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