Cripple Creek & Victor locomotives 2 and 3 are being fired up on Sunday morning in preparation for tourist trips.
CCV No. 2 started life in 1948 as a 0-4-0T built by Henschel & Sohn for Hanseatische Kieswerke, a German quarry company. It arrived in Cripple Creek in 1970, and has been modified - "Americanized... (more)
Coal smoke rolls skyward as CC&V retraces the old Midland Terminal grade on its way out of Cripple Creek.
"Montezuma," CC&V No. 2, steams through a rock cut near Cripple Creek on the return trip from Anaconda. No. 2 is a German-built 0-4-0 that was originally a tank engine.
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad engine No. 2 (0-4-0) gets a refill of coal for the next journey through the old mining town.
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad engine No. 2 (0-4-0) loads passengers at the station for another trip through the historic mining town.
This 0-4-0 narrow gauge engine was built in Germany in 1936 and actively works the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad.