How You Can Help: Donate to Ongoing Restoration Projects.
YOUR DONATIONS HAVE FUNDED THE NO. 168 PROJECT. HELP US FUND MORE.
Thanks to your help, we’ll soon see 168 back in steam. It will be used for special events and historic demonstration trains on the very tracks that it ran so often 130 years ago. Together, we will keep General William Jackson Palmer’s dream alive and running.
Donate and help us bring authentic railroad history to life.
The 168 was built in 1883 by General William Jackson Palmer and was one of the largest and fastest narrow-gauge ten-wheelers of its day, pulling passenger trains from
Thanks to a $10,000 “Trains Preservation Award” from Trains Magazine, we have completed fundraising for this $501.000 restoration. Hundreds of donors, including prominent philanthropic foundations, contributed to the project. 168 and its historic San Juan train will soon bring history back to life.
Please note: There’s a 25% tax credit for donors who are Colorado residents. Your $168 will qualify for a $42 reduction in state taxes, making your total contribution cost just $126.