With 9 cars in tow, Georgetown Loop No. 111 works its way up the Clear Creek valley towards Silver Plume.
The original Devil's Gate Viaduct was built by the Colorado Central in 1877 and taken down in 1939. This replica (much stronger than the original) has been in service since the summer of 1984. U... (more)
Georgetown Loop No. 111 has backed its train under the Devil's Gate Viaduct, and now is steaming forward at full throttle as it makes the return trip to Silver Plume.
Georgetown Loop No. 111 soars over the rushing waters of Clear Creek with a full train out of Georgetown, heading upgrade towards Silver Plume.
Tom Golden photo.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad's #40 (a Baldwin 2-8-0) runs tender forward over the Devil's Gate Trestle with a variety of period cars. Below you can see the parking lot which give you a sense of ho... (more)
The train facilities for the Georgetown Loop Railroad are located in Silver Plume. The 40 minute, 4.7 mile journey sees the train climb through dense trees 640 vertical feet to Silver Plume. Here ... (more)
One of the steam engines operated by the Georgetown Loop Railroad is an ex Guatemala Railway 2-8-0 built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1920. It is seen here passing over the Devils Gate Trestle,... (more)
The Georgetown Loop Railroad uses a variety of steam and diesel engines to run between Georgetown and Silver Plume. The trains pass over the Devils Gate Trestle, a nine story high structure origi... (more)
On a beautiful fall evening deep within the Rocky Mountains, Georgetown Loop’s 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive #40 rolls across the Devil’s Gate Trestle in Georgetown, CO on October 6th, 2019.
After picking up another group of passengers at Devil’s Gate Station in Georgetown, CO, Georgetown Loop’s 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive #40 begins the steep climb up to Silver Plume, CO on October 6t... (more)
In the early afternoon light, Georgetown Loop’s 2-8-0 Steam Locomotive #40 crosses the Devil’s Gate Trestle in Georgetown, CO on October 6th, 2019.
Georgetown Loop 2-8-0 No. 40 crosses over Loop Drive and Clear Creek after departing from Devils Gate Station in Georgetown, Colorado, on October 6, 2019.
GLRR 130 (former US Gypsum GE 50 Ton) leads the morning train over the large trestle at Georgetown, Colorado.
With the last train of the day, 111 barks up the final grade atop a cut stone wall over Clear Creek.