With the last train of the day, 111 barks up the final grade atop a cut stone wall over Clear Creek.
In the shine of an early-afternoon rain, 111 blasts upgrade with a Silver Plume train.
One of the trips from Silver Plume drifts down towards Devil's Gate.
Waited 10 years for this shot and some late season snow storms and running steam early in May of 2017 made this shot so special on the Georgetown Loop Railroad. If this would have been a hour earl... (more)
Nearly blocking out the sun with its own smoke plume, Georgetown Loop 111 pounds around the curve at High Fill to duck back into the woods.
Blasting upgrade past the Lebanon Mine, Georgetown Loop 111 puts on a fine show crossing Clear Creek with the final train of the day.
Easing across the Devil's Gate High Bridge, Georgetown Loop 111 is barely audible over the constant roar of Clear Creek. With 9 cars in tow this day, 111 is near capacity and put on a spectacular... (more)
Georgetown Loop 111 stomps the grade past the remains of the Hall Tunnel Mine.
After missing the first train of the day at 10:45 by 5 minutes due to traffic from a car fire on the I-70, we were rescheduled to the 12:30 train and instead got to preview our ride over the Devil... (more)
It's a rainy day in Georgetown as the brakeman throws the switch for No. 12.
The low clouds and fog cling to the Colorado mountaintops as No. 12, a 60 ton, Class C, three truck Lima Shay, crosses Devil's Gate High Bridge over Clear Creek.
Crossing Clear Creek. The Georgetown Loop's 11:15 AM departure out of Devil's Gate Station crosses Clear Creek for the first of four times as it works its way through the loop that gives th... (more)
With a little help from a friend.... Although the train is a heavy, peak tourist season consist, the Georgetown Loop #111's last run to Silver Plume this day will be a cake-walk, thanks to ... (more)
Georgetown Loop Doubleheader. Just weeks after emerging from a rather substantial restoration effort, the former IRCA Consolidation #111 was being put to the ultimate test on this particula... (more)
Powered by gravity. On the run from Silver Plume to Georgetown, the Loop's Locomotive #111 doesn't use much water or fuel. Almost the entire 4.5 mile trip is downhill, and with the grade a... (more)