A beautiful day on the Georgetown Loop with West Side Lumber shay #9 leading the full train over Devil's Gate Bridge.
A narrow gauge GE 50 tonner on display in Golden Co, this unit actually began life on the Oahu Railroad in Hawaii back in 1947. It ran there until 1972. It has been since leased.
West Side Shay No. 9 is steaming up at Silver Plume before beginning a very busy day of trips.
Reaching Silver Plume
Over the loop and heading for Silver Plume
A “Grande gold” line up of 3-foot narrow gauge diesel locomotives sit outside the roundhouse at the Colorado Railroad Museum on October 8, 2003. Left to right are Georgetown Loop (Georgetown, Brec... (more)
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.
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Three Truck Shay #9 with an passenger train on the Georgetown Loop
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.
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.