Colorado museum's future in question after voter measure fails

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GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — One Colorado railroad museum may have reached the end of the line after voters in a surrounding county rejected using taxpayer dollars to fund a historic district.

KCNC-TV in Denver reports that Garfield County, Colo., voters rejected a ballot measure on Election Day that would have collected about $1 million a year for seven museums in the area including paying rent that the Glenwood Railroad Museum owes to Union Pacific for its space in the Glenwood depot.

The television station reports that the museum rent was $200 a year but the railroad sought to raise the amount to $30,000.

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