West Side Lumber Co. 9 at Devil's Gate - Georgetown Loop RR

West Side Lumber Co 9 pushes its train down toward the Devil's Gate Bridge.
West Side Lumber Co. 9 at Devil's Gate
West Side Lumber Co. 9, on the Georgetown Loop Railroad, is backing a train down the mainline from Devils Gate Station toward the Devils Gate Bridge. A small portion of the bridge can be seen toward the top of the photograph. The train is backed out of the station for a short bit so that passengers can see the bridge from the underside before the train pulls forward and eventually crosses over the bridge.

Photo taken on: September 1, 2013, at Georgetown, Colorado.


  1. Really great ageless image! Thanks for playing in the theme with it and great to see No. 9 again!

  2. Thanks, Shelly Gunderson​. To me, the image has a feeling as though it could have been taken a really long time ago.

  3. Yes, that's what I was getting at too. :-)

  4. Fantastic Tom Gatermann always love the offset boiler of a Shay SteamySunday

  5. This is a very striking image.  Well done.

  6. Shelly Gunderson. Yeah, I kind of realized that a wee bit too late!

  7. Thanks a lot, Paul Pavlinovich and Darren Gunderson.


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