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Georgetown Loop - Devil's Gate Trestle

Photos 

View from I-70 pullout

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101432

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Rebuilt trestle on the Georgetown Loop Railroad
Location
Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colorado
Status
Open to tourist railroad
History
Built 1877 by the Colorado Central Railroad. Dismantled 1939, but rebuilt 1984 and again in 2002
Railroads
- Colorado & Southern Railroad (CS)
- Georgetown Loop Railroad (GLRX)
Design
Howe deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 299.8 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70159, -105.70479   (decimal degrees)
39°42'06" N, 105°42'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/439578/4394875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Inventory number
BH 11806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50

Update Log 

  • August 6, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 25, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • July 11, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added category "Curved"
  • July 10, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • November 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Georgetown Loop Railroad"
  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated GPS added city

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Andrew Raker
  • Daniel Barnes
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com