Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

History of Railroads in the Grand Valley

November 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Mesa County Historical Society and Mesa County Public Libraries present:

History of Railroads in the Grand Valley

Join us for the November Oral History presentation of the Mesa County Historical Society. Matt Darling, Curator of Cross Orchards Historic Site will present a brief history of the Railroads of Mesa County detailing the railroad’s operations from the first train into the Grand Valley up to the mega-mergers of the 1990s. With interactive maps, documents, and photographs

Thursday, November 18, 2021—12:00-1:00 p.m.

 Mesa County Public Libraries Central Branch at 443 North 6th Street—Grand Junction

This program is jointly sponsored by the Mesa County Libraries  and the Mesa County Historical Society and is free and open to the public. Please feel free to bring a lunch.

For more information contact MCHS President, Priscilla Mangnall at 970-260-5226 or at Priscilla.Mangnall@gmail.com or contact the Mesa County Public Library at 970-683-2449.


November 18, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Mesa County Libraries, Central
443 N 6th St
Grand Junction, CO 81401


The Museums of Western Colorado inspires and connects our community by championing the scientific and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau.

Museums of Western Colorado