Georgetown Loop #12, storms underneath the Devil's Gate high Bridge with the day's final train.
Georgetown Loop #40 climbs the grade through the mountains of Colorado originating in Gerogetown (just West of Denver) and terminating at Silver Plume, CO.
Former Guatemala Railway Co. #50, later International Railways of Central America #40 (1913), after merger, Georgetown Loop #40 now resides at the Colorado Railroad Museum, having been moved from ... (more)
Narrow Gauge Country: Having grown up in Maine, to me narrow gauge railroading was anything where there was two feet between the rails. But even just one afternoon on the Georgetown Loop we... (more)
Last Summer: With a train load of tourist, Georgetown Loop R.R. 2-6-2 No. 12 departs Georgetown, Colo. on August 15, 2010. Little did we know that the summer of 2010 would be the little nar... (more)
Last train of the day up the mountain.
Georgetown Loop engine 1203 pulls it's train of passengers across Clear creek on the Devil's Gate bridge enroute to Silver Plume.
I'm amazed there aren't more people running off I-70 at Georgetown, when the steamer does its thing headed up the grade, it looks like there's a wildfire.
1203 crosses clear creek near the Lebanon Mine station
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.
I don't expect this shot can be taken now as that pine t... (more)
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.