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)
Last night of the day as the stars come out.
Old meets old near the depot Trinidad
Approaching Silver Plume. The former International Railways of Central America (IRCA) Consolidation #111 hauls last train of the day along the banks of Clear Creek, just 1/4 mile or so from... (more)
Georgetown Loop Engine 111 pulling up a hill and through the woods
Colorado Railroad Museum 346 running through it's course
Colorado Railroad Museum 346 fired up right outside roundhouse
Colorado Railroad Museum 346 with Engineer getting her fired up for a morning run
Stepping over Clear Creek. The Georgetown Loop's former IRCA Consolidation #111 slowly ushers the line's 10:30 AM departure over the Devil's Gate high bridge, just minutes after departing G... (more)