Friends
OF THE CUMBRES & TOLTEC SCENIC RAILROAD, INC.


Members, Volunteers & Donors Tending to the Stewardship of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

PRESERVATION    I   INTERPRETATION    I   RESTORATION

PRESERVATION INTERPRETATION RESTORATION


CARING SINCE 1981

From the first volunteer in 1981, FRIENDS has grown to encompass thousands of members… hundreds of annual volunteers … and an ever-growing base of donors who are dedicated to preserving its assets and property, interpreting its history and archiving its historical assets, including an extensive photo collection.

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Join Us!

Becoming a FRIENDS Member is easy and rewarding. You’ll receive our quarterly C&TS DISPATCH publication, invitations to special events, the opportunity to participate in our summer work sessions and other volunteer projects, and the satisfaction of investing in America’s historic and cultural railroad heritage.

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CARING SINCE 1981

From the first volunteer in 1981, FRIENDS has grown to encompass thousands of members… hundreds of annual volunteers … and an ever-growing base of donors who are dedicated to preserving its assets and property, interpreting its history and archiving its historical assets, including an extensive photo collection.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR HISTORY

Join Us!

Becoming a FRIENDS Member is easy and rewarding. You’ll receive our quarterly C&TS DISPATCH publication, invitations to special events, the opportunity to participate in our summer work sessions and other volunteer projects, and the satisfaction of investing in America’s historic and cultural railroad heritage.

BECOME A MEMBER

DISCOVER THE JOYS OF BECOMING A FRIENDS VOLUNTEER


Work Sessions

As a FRIENDS member, you can volunteer for our week-long work sessions. Individuals with all skill levels are welcome to participate in rolling stock and structure restoration, painting, landscaping and food service. You’ll find it to be a rewarding and life-changing experience! Plus, you’ll have fun and will make plenty of new friends along the way.

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OUR DOCENT PROGRAM

If you love history and enjoy meeting people, we have the perfect opportunity for you. FRIENDS Docents serve as ambassadors, sharing historical and regional facts with the guests they meet in the railyards and on the trains. It’s a great deal of fun and training is provided!

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Historical Preservation & Communication

FRIENDS Volunteers help organize, categorize and label historical photos and documents… oversee our library… and author articles for our C&TS DISPATCH. All skill sets are welcome, with the opportunity to work from home or become a member of the Albuquerque headquarter team.

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Your Support Matters

Executing the FRIENDS mission is made possible through the generous donations we receive from all over the world. There are many ways to give and provide financial support!

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Everything We Do Is All About The Railroad

We invite you to “take a ride” on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.

We’re confident you’ll see what we see… a National Treasure fully worthy of preservation, interpretation and restoration.


Everything We Do Is All About The Railroad

We invite you to “take a ride” on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.

We’re confident you’ll see what we see… a National Treasure fully worthy of preservation, interpretation and restoration.

EXPLORE OUR PHOTO GALLERIES


TAKE A LOOK!

Our galleries include historical, volunteer, work session and rolling stock galleries… plus extensive historical collections with photos you can purchase.

VISIT OUR GALLERIES

VISIT OUR GIFT SHOP


Books, commemorative medallions and our annual calendar are all available through our gift shop!

VISIT OUR GIFT SHOP

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE C&TSRR & THE FRIENDS!

TAKE A RIDE ON THE CUMBRES & TOLTEC SCENIC RAILROAD

Choose from nine different trips, all offering picture-perfect views along the way.

VISIT THE C&TSRR WEBSITE

CHECK OUT OUR
RAILYARD WEBCAMS & FORUM

You can see what’s happening 24/7 thanks to our railyard webcams… and you can join our discussions on the forum.

Become a Friends Member


Your tax-deductible membership will put you in good company with so many others who, like you, want to see the C&TSRR survive and thrive for future generations. We thank you for your support!

JOIN / RENEW