This former US Gypsum unit runs light down the grade to Georgetown between runs helping Shay 9 up the grade today. There is a pair of 52 ton GE's on this line that are leased from the previous ope... (more)
Making its third of four crossings of Clear Creek between Devil's Gate and Silver Plume, former International Railways of Central America #111 barks up the grade on approach to the Lebanon Mine pl... (more)
Thundering through the cut above the Everett Mine, former IRCA #111 digs her feet into the steep grades and sharp curves of the former Colorado & Southern. An incredible feat of civil engineering... (more)
Climbing one of the long straight sections of railroad on the Loop above High Fill, former IRCA #111 puts on an incredible show attacking the nearly 4.5% grades found on the former Colorado & Sout... (more)
Rounding High Fill, Georgetown Loop's largest steam locomotive thunders up the steep grades of the former Colorado & Southern line to Silver Plume. Originally built in 1926 for the International ... (more)
Georgetown Engine 111 on High Bridge. Monument dedicated to 1881-1882 construction of the Georgetown Loop in the foreground.
Shay 9 crossing bridge
On a rainy afternoon, former West Side Lumber Shay 9 runs around her train preparing for another trip up the hill as the Devil's Gate trestles looms in the background.
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