To the house... Having filled their water and oil tanks, the crew of Georgetown Loop Locomotive #111 backs their engine toward the two-stall engine house in the Silver Plume Yard. Shortly,... (more)
Changing of the guard. Patrons awaiting the Georgetown Loop's evening dinner train watch with interest as Steam Locomotive #111 heads for the fueling station, as it comes out of service, fo... (more)
Supplemental Power. The Georgetown Loop's Silver Plume Yard is home to a handful of relatively rare, narrow gauge diesel locomotives, which are used for yard switching as well as supplement... (more)
Tanking in Silver Plume. Although the larger station facilities and passenger parking lots are at the bottom of the hill in Georgetown, all of the Georgetown Loop Railroad's support infrast... (more)
Putting her to the test. Just weeks after emerging from a complete rebuild, the Georgetown Loop's former IRCA Locomotive #111 is being put to the test, handling the longest and heaviest tra... (more)
She lets her stack do her talking. If you're living in the Georgetown, Colorado area, then you don't need a schedule to know when the former International Railways of Central America (IRCA)... (more)
Approaching Silver Plume. The former International Railways of Central America (IRCA) Consolidation #111 hauls last train of the day along the banks of Clear Creek, just 1/4 mile or so from... (more)
The Georgetown Loop Railroad has a number of 'critters' that it uses to shuffle rolling stock. GRLX 21 is a 1940's GE 44 ton diesel that was donated to the Colorado Historical Society (for use by ... (more)
After a day of going back and forth up the hill between Georgetown and Silver Plume, Shay 9 back toward the engine house past the Silver Plume depot under gray skies.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad's last train of the day works upgrade into Silver Plume as a faint rainbow hovers above it.
At the end of the day Shay 9 takes on fuel oil behind the line's small water tank.
After a day of overseeing many fully loaded trains of tourists up and down "the Loop," the conductor heads for home at the end of the day.
Pulling hard just below Silver Plume. The Georgetown Loop Railroad's freshly restored IRCA Consolidation #111 is pretty much at her limit with a heavy passenger train as she claws her way u... (more)
West Side Shay No. 9 is steaming up at Silver Plume before beginning a very busy day of trips.
Georgetown, Colorado - September 17, 2010. A Georgetown Loop Railroad steam train travels across the curved trestle across Clear Creek in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Steam locomotive # 12 pow... (more)