After leaving the station, the Georgetown Loop wraps around the parking lot area on a ledge (the upper ledge is I70) as it approaches the Devil's Gate bridge.
Devil's Gate High Bridge. The centerpiece of the Georgetown Loop Railroad is the reconstructed, 300 ft. long, Devil's Gate High Bridge, spanning Clear Creek and the station access road. T... (more)
Up the hill to Silver Plume. Georgetown Loop Locomotive 111 is just about 3 minutes into her first run of the day to Silver Plume as she circles back around the Devil's Gate Station and pre... (more)
I was told it was a day for "leaf peepers" as the aspen's colours are at their best. A shay trundles its way up the grade amidst the splendour of autumn.
A beautiful day on the Georgetown Loop with West Side Lumber shay #9 leading the full train over Devil's Gate Bridge.
Reaching Silver Plume
Over the loop and heading for Silver Plume
Georgetown Loop Railroad engine number 130 leads the last train of the day downgrade across the Devil's Gate High Bridge on a chilly May 16, 2015 in Georgetown, CO.
Engineer Charles slackens the throttle on Shay No. 9 on Colorado’s Georgetown Loop RR as it approaches the high bridge which has a speed restriction.
Shay No. 9 leads Georgetown Loop’s colorful train across its famous bridge on the 3 and a half percent climb up to Silver Plume, Colo.
Fireman Willy oils the rods of Shay No. 9 on Georgetown Loop RR near Georgetown, Colo.
West Side Lumber Co. #9 makes a short stop at the Lebanon Mine as it sits over the Clear Creek.
Returning train takes the loop on what was to become a strange day for weather with thunderstorms, lightening and a tornado close to Denver.
The little 2-6-2 seems to be doing its fair share of work even with a diesel helper as she works her train upgrade.
Former West Side Lumber Company Shay 9 looks right at home in Colorado.