Colorado and Southern Railway: Clear Creek Narrow Gauge

Colorado and Southern Railway: Clear Creek Narrow Gauge In , thousands journeyed to the Colorado Territory, beckoned by reports of gold discoveries in the mountains west of Denver In the early s, WAH Loveland built a railroad connecting Denver to the Clear Creek Mining District the Colorado Central Railroad Over the nextyears, other lines were established, bought, sold, extended, and merged to service the mining towns of Black Hawk, Central City, Idaho Springs, and Silver Plume In , the Union Pacific, Denver Gulf, and the Denver Leadville Gunnison were combined to form the Colorado Southern Railway Afterthanyears of dedication to the Clear Creek District, the railroad was scrapped inHowever, tourism would revitalize the area, and in the years to come a group of enthusiasts began to rebuild a portion of the old right of way Toady, the spirit of the C S is alive again, and rail fans can make the same journey over The Loop that thrilled tourists a century ago

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