Ex Kahuhui Plantation no. 12, on long term lease to the Midwest Old Threshers from the Georgetown Loop, makes another circuit of the mile long railroad at the Threshers grounds in Mount Pleasant, ... (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.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Georgetown Loop Engine 111 pulling up a hill and through the woods