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Our Efforts


We Invite You to Support Our Efforts by
Becoming a Member, Donor & Volunteer

IT ALL MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

WE THANK YOU!

To all of our FRIENDS Members, Donors and Volunteers, we say “Thank you!” It’s because of you that rail cars and historical documents are restored and preserved… work session crews have the support they need to accomplish their tasks… our website and other communication efforts run smoothly… and CT&SRR guests continue to enjoy a world-class experience.


WE THANK YOU!

To all of our FRIENDS Members, Donors and Volunteers, we say “Thank you!” It’s because of you that rail cars and historical documents are restored and preserved… work session crews have the support they need to accomplish their tasks… our website and other communication efforts run smoothly… and CT&SRR guests continue to enjoy a world-class experience.

Become a Friends Member


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 the satisfaction of investing in America’s historic and cultural heritage.

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Become a Friends Donor


Becoming a FRIENDS Donor is as easy as selecting the initiative or project you would like to support by clicking on one or more of the many tax-deductible choices below and then make your donation online.

Your donation will help us continue our efforts to preserve and interpret the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad now and for generations to come.

MEMORIALS
& Honorariums

Consider remembering a loved one, a friend or their special occasion with a donation in their memory or honor. In identifying the person to be remembered or honored, you may designate any special instructions with the gift. As with all monetary gifts, your contributions will assist the FRIENDS in continuing our preservation, restoration and interpretation efforts in support of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

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HISTORIC PHOTO COLLECTION

FRIENDS’ acquisition of the Dorman Collection and many other notable collections places the FRIENDS’ Library among the most important railroad institutions in the country, if not the world. Your donation will help us continue our work of documenting, scanning, labeling and preserving these historic collections so they can be enjoyed by narrow-gauge rail enthusiasts worldwide for generations to come.

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CHAMA RAILYARD WEBCAMS

The Chama webcams provide viewers from around the world an opportunity to view the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad from the comfort of their home or office. These cameras can be viewed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your gift helps cover basic operational costs, repairs, and equipment upgrades as well as future expansion of our webcam network.

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GENERAL FUND
DONATIONS

If you wish to support the FRIENDS efforts in general, which include such items as insurance, utilities, volunteer expenses, staff, docent programs, work session support and general administration, we welcome your gift of any size. We will apply your donation to an area with the greatest need.

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YEAR-END
APPEAL

At the end of each calendar year, the FRIENDS seeks support to address areas of need for the upcoming year. Your donations will be used to further our overall mission and will be enhanced many times over by the volunteer hours our members contribute.

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PNGPF FUND

Please consider donating to our Preserving Narrow Gauge Past for the Future initiative. This ongoing campaign provides financial resources for restoration and interpretive projects. Contributions will assist in restoring historic freight cars, line-side structures, maintenance-of-way equipment and historic passenger equipment. Donations also provide work session support as well as funding to continue implementation of our master interpretive plan along the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s 64-mile line. Every dollar helps the FRIENDS to fulfill our core mission on an ongoing basis.

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND
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BASIC
OPERATING FUND
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MAJOR RESTORATION PROJECT
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ENHANCED INTERPRETATION
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WORK
SESSION SUPPORT
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Planned Giving

Bequests, estate and other planned gifts play an enormous role in the long-term financial stability of the FRIENDS. These types of gifts are deeply appreciated and provide members a legacy that will be cherished for years. Whether you are gifting cash, stock, annuities, life insurance or other property, your gift will ensure the FRIENDS can continue our mission of restoring, interpreting and preserving the National Historic Landmark known as the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Inc. does not offer legal or tax advice. We encourage members to consult their own legal and financial advisors to structure a gift plan that achieves both the giving desires and personal financial goals.
To discuss planned giving, please contact FRIENDS President, Tim Tennant, via email at timtennant@cumbrestoltec.org.

We deeply appreciate your support in helping us achieve our Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad restoration, preservation and interpretation goals. It is because of selfless, giving and caring individuals like you that the railroad’s historic, picture- perfect and life-changing guest experience will continue for countless years to come.

Become a Friends Volunteer

Regardless of your skills… past work experiences… or interests, there’s a perfect fit for you as a FRIENDS Volunteer. We’re confident you’ll find your service to be enjoyable and rewarding in more ways than you can imagine.

If you haven’t already done so, we invite you to visit our GET INVOLVED PAGE to explore the opportunities to serve as a Docent… join one of our work sessions… or serve as a historic preservationist. You’ll learn new skills… make plenty of new friends… and best of all, you’ll make a difference!

Thank You!

To all who become FRIENDS Members, Donors and Volunteers, we simply say “thank you.”
We assure you that your time… your efforts… and your gifts are deeply appreciated!