Cripple Creek & Victor Porter No. 2 whistle for a crossing on the outskirts of Cripple Creek, taking tourists for a ride through the "World's Greatest Gold Camp."
Cripple Creek & Victor Porter No. 3 whistles for a crossing on the outskirts of Cripple Creek, taking tourists for a ride through the "World's Greatest Gold Camp."
In the late afternoon, CC&V engineer bank the fires of their locomotives by filling the fireboxes full of coal, which will fester and simmer overnight. The next morning, there will be enough pres... (more)
CC&V Porter No. 3 and Henschel No. 2 simmer at Cripple Creek following a long day out on the line. The CC&V may not be "traditional" Colorado narrow gauge, but it is a very colorful and... (more)
CC&V Porter No. 3 steams upgrade out of Poverty Gulch, not far from the place where gold was first discovered at Cripple Creek.
Storms are rolling into Cripple Creek as Porter No. 3 heads towards town. No. 3 has been in service on the CC&V since 1967; it was acquired from the Mexican mining company Cia. Metalurgica Mexica... (more)
This little 0-4-0 steam engine was built by H.K. Porter Co. in Pittsburgh, PA in 1927. Today it hauls passengers around the historic Colorado mining town of Cripple Creek.
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge #3, a 0-4-0 steam engine built in 1927 by the H.K. Porter Co. in Pittsburgh, PA., passes by CCV #2, a 0-4-0 engine built in Germany in 1936.
The Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad keeps some wonderful steam engines active. This 0-4-0 narrow was built by the H.K. Porter Co. in Pittsburgh, PA in 1927 and used to haul lead an... (more)
This 0-4-4-0 is awaiting restoration for use on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railway located in the old mining town of Cripple Creek, Colorado. This 26 ton steam engine is a Superheate... (more)