1926 Lima Shay works hard up to Silver Plume. The fireman has the oil valve open wide and is putting the injector on to feed the boiler.
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Working up the famed Georgetown Loop to Silver Plume. This line is nestled in a canyon right along I-70 & makes for quite a surprise if you aren't expecting it.
Letting off some steam on the decent to the depot below across the curved trestle. #12 once pulled trains in Hawaii. Amazing track alignment on this operation.
Georgetown Loop #12 crosses Devils High Gate bridge.
This narrow gauge steam loco waits for many parts to be replaced before it can start it's season.
This view of the train shows the locomotive running around the train. The Devils Gate bridge is in the background above the train.
Shay No. 14 takes water at the Silver Plume water tank during one of its last summers in operation on the Georgetown Loop.
Colorado & Southern #9 was fitted again with a Ridgway spark arrester, missing for many years.
Colorado Historical Society ran doubleheaded steam 9 with Railstar 2-6-2 12. Ex-Colorado & Southern Cooke Locomotive Works 1884 restored #9 led on up hill runs. It hasnt' been under steam since 19... (more)
Colorado Historical Society milestone - Colorado & Southern Cooke Locomotive Works 1884 restored to operation! Cab view shows tight fit for engineer. Colorado Day celebration.
Newly restored C&S #9 is rolled into the shop to have it's smoke stack attached, and made ready to steam.
21 sits by the shop ready for service.
#12 Waits to run down the hill towards Georgetown