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Galloping Goose Historical Society of Dolores

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General
Official Name
Galloping Goose Historical Society of Dolores​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
N/A
Former Name(s)
N/A
Acronym
GGHS
Date Established
1987
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
None
Tax ID
74-2501656
Addresses
Headquarters Address
421 Railroad Ave.
P. O. Box 297
Dolores, CO 81323
Colorado Location
421 Railroad Ave.
P. O.Box 297
Dolores, CO 81323
Mailing Address
P. O. Box 297
Dolores, CO 81323
Other Address
N/A
Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
970 882 7082
Fax Number
N/A
Other Phone Number
N/A
Web/Email
Email
gghs5@centurytel.net
Website
www.gallopinggoose5.org
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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Galloping Goose Historical Society of Dolores Inc. is to preserve, restore and operate the historical Rio Grande Southern Railroad and all necessary equipment, rolling stock, real property, historical sites and buildings necessary and incident thereto; to establish museums, research projects and operations in furtherance of the historical significance of the Dolores River Valley; to educate and produce educational materials and scholarships for education and research incident to the above and forgoing, all being exclusively for charitable, educational or scientific purposes and good and no other.

Organization History

The Galloping Goose Historical Society (GGHS) was established in 1987. It built a replica of the Dolores Colorado Rio Grande Southern Railroad train station to serve as a museum and office. In 1998, it completed the restoration of RGS Goose No.5, a historic narrow gauge railcar to running condition. The society has a railroad museum and operates RGS Goose No. 5 in Dolores during community events. It also transports RGS Goose No.5 to area narrow gauge railroads and operates full day excursions on the C&TS and D&SNG railroads.

Testimonials

The Galloping Goose Historical Society has over 400 members in its organization from throughout the world. Over a third of its members are "life members" .

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