Colorado Time-Table September 2007 #144

What you’ll find: Georgetown Loop shut down BNSF GP60B Steam to Monte Vista White Pass cars headed to Colorado 40th anniversary of the last C&S passenger train Rio Grande 346 nears completion Marshall Pass road closed D&RGW 04990 moved Slide blocks Durango & Silverton UP 844 visits Colorado Friends gain …

Colorado Time-Table October 2007 #145

In this issue: Rio Grande 315 returns Rio Grande 2-8-0’s return to steam White Pass cars arrive in Silver Plume Georgetown Loop #12 sidelined again Colorado State Fair Express The Somerset Branch The Alpine Tunnel BNSF files to abandon track in Sterling Colorado Railcar completes Alaska Railroad cars Contract awarded …

Colorado Time-Table – Our last issue #150 March 2008

Click on the link below to see the final issue of The Colorado Time-Table that we published in March 2008. It is a large file so be patient while it loads. Some highlights: Steam locomotives arrive in Alamosa Pin truss bridge to be replaced on Georgetown Loop San Luis & Rio Grande …

Grand Prize George is reborn

I have been thinking for a while now that it would be fun to do some sort of project over the summer with my daughters. My basic criteria was something that we could all work on, would be fun for all involved, and we could all get use out of …

St. Joseph & Grand Island 48

Back in 1998, the idea took root in my head that it would not only be fun, but perhaps possible, to acquire a caboose and place it in our backyard. The house we were then living in (in Niwot, Colorado) had plenty of room in the back for such a venture …