Crossing Clear Creek. The Georgetown Loop's 11:15 AM departure out of Devil's Gate Station crosses Clear Creek for the first of four times as it works its way through the loop that gives th... (more)
Black River and Western Steam Engine #60 climbs the grade as it approaches the bridge over Hampton Corner Road during the first snow of the season.
With a little help from a friend.... Although the train is a heavy, peak tourist season consist, the Georgetown Loop #111's last run to Silver Plume this day will be a cake-walk, thanks to ... (more)
Georgetown Loop Doubleheader. Just weeks after emerging from a rather substantial restoration effort, the former IRCA Consolidation #111 was being put to the ultimate test on this particula... (more)
NHI #40 backs up to take its place at the head of Santa's Steam Spectacular train at New Hope Station during the first snow since it returned from rebuild.
The 10:00 A.M. Santa Steam Spectacular nears New Hope, PA as it cruises through the snow covered countryside just outside New Hope, PA with 2-8-0 #40 in charge.
The morning after the first snowfall of the 2017-2018 winter finds Baldwin-built 2-8-0 #40 working upgrade towards Aquetong Rd between New Hope and Lahaska, PA with the 10:00 A.M. Santa Steam Spec... (more)
Tanking in Silver Plume. Although the larger station facilities and passenger parking lots are at the bottom of the hill in Georgetown, all of the Georgetown Loop Railroad's support infrast... (more)
Putting her to the test. Just weeks after emerging from a complete rebuild, the Georgetown Loop's former IRCA Locomotive #111 is being put to the test, handling the longest and heaviest tra... (more)
Between 1966 and 1968, the Connecticut group that in 1971 would found the Valley Railroad tourist line ran a series of fantrips on New Haven RR trackage using privately owned ex-Birmingham & South... (more)
Crossing a high desert fill over Steptoe Creek is Nevada Northern 2-8-0 No. 93 and a short freight near East Ely, Nevada, on February 2, 2003.
Four years ago during the height of the NS 21st Century Steam excursion. Ks-1 Class SR 630 with the help of a NS Road Slug set lead the 12 car train loaded with rail enthusiast south on a 100 m... (more)
Powered by gravity. On the run from Silver Plume to Georgetown, the Loop's Locomotive #111 doesn't use much water or fuel. Almost the entire 4.5 mile trip is downhill, and with the grade a... (more)
The engine facilities in Ely are a real treasure, a window into the past almost unchanged since the days of steam. Beautiful # 40 heads in for a snooze while # 93 gets a little TLC.
She lets her stack do her talking. If you're living in the Georgetown, Colorado area, then you don't need a schedule to know when the former International Railways of Central America (IRCA)... (more)