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)
The Georgetown Loop was part of the Georgetown, Breckenridge and Leadville railroad, built in 1882. Construction continued a few miles past Silver Plume but never made it to Leadville. The rise fr... (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.
Lettered for Georgetown, Breckenridge & Leadville.
Georgetown Loop Railroad business train
1203 crosses clear creek near the Lebanon Mine station
This narrow gauge 47 ton veteran of the Georgetown Loop now resides at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Before retiring to the Colorado Railroad Museum, Georgetown Loop 130/140, GE 52-tonners, sat around in Silver Plume.