Denver South Park and Pacific Historical Society

Boreas Pass Railroad Day, Aug. 17, 2024
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

On Saturday, August 17th the Denver South Park & Pacific Historical Society along with the South Park Rail Society will host our annual Boreas Pass Railroad Day in Como, Colorado. The roundhouse and depot museum will be open and at 2:30 PM, the highlight of the day, will be the concert in the roundhouse. The Denver Brass, accompanied by the Celtic Colorado Bagpipers and Drums, will play period music for 90 minutes. We hope to see you there.
Gates open at 9 AM.

Below are highlights from the 2023 Boreas Pass Railroad Day.
All photos by Bob Schoppe.
Video produced by James MacKay
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During Boreas Pass Railroad Day the kids love to push Klondike Kate around on the Como turntable. 


The handcar rides are always a highlight of Boreas Pass Ralroad Day. 

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The Denver Brass, joined by the Celtic Colorado Bagpipers and Drums, put on their annual concert using the flatcar as a stage inside the Como Roundhouse. 


With a full house inside, spectators sit outside the roundhouse for the Denver Brass and Celtic Colorado Bagpipers and Drums conccert. 


The new Charles Otto Brantigan picnic grove. 


The Picnic Grove Tables.