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Museum of Northwest Colorado
The Moffat Railroad
Denver Northwestern & Pacific RR
Denver & Salt Lake RR
The collection of Moffat Road memorabilia has been a significant addition to the museum. The museum has the largest collection of Moffat Road artifacts on public display anywhere.  With dioramas, artifacts and photographs, the story of the railroad - and its impact on the region and the local economy  - is an amazing tale of initiative and perseverance that brought incredible change to the Yampa Valley.

In 1903 David Moffat began construction on the "Denver Northwestern & Pacific Railroad" (DNW&P). It began in Denver Colorado, continued northwesterly and was projected originally to go through Craig Colorado to Salt Lake City, Utah. Unfortunately David Moffat and his investors ran out of money and the railroad never made it further than Craig. In 1913, when the railroad reached Craig, the name was changed to the "Denver & Salt Lake Railroad" (D&SL). The name was again changed in 1947, when it was reorganized and merged with the "Denver & Rio Grande Western" (D&RGW).

The "Marcia Car" on display in the Craig city park, and available for viewing and tours. Completely restored, the car was David Moffat's private business car, named after his daughter.

Museum of Northwest Colorado
590 Yampa Ave.
Craig, CO 81625
Phone: 970-824-6360

Open year round 
Monday thru Friday 9:00-5:00 Saturday 10:00 - 4:00
Admission Free - Donations Gladly Accepted
Museum is wheelchair accessible