Gilpin Gold Tram
The Gilpin Gold Tram posts will cover this amazing 2 foot gauge mountain railroad built in Gilpin County Colorado in the late 1880’s. These posts will explore the history of the railroad and how to model this railroad in 7/8’s inch to the foot scale.
What Scale And Gauge For Modeling Two Foot Gauge Railways.
How do you decide what scale and gauge to use for modeling two foot gauge railways? This article…
February 12, 2023
Gilpin Gold Tram Reference Material
This post is continuously updated with useful links, reference material, and maps related to the Gilpin Gold Tram.…
Maryland Mountain Quartz Valley Open Space Park
This post describes the Maryland Mountain Quartz Valley Open Space Park in Black Hawk Colorado. This park provides…
Hike Up Chase Gulch
This post describes how to hike up Chase Gulch in BlackHawk Colorado to reach the Gilpin Gold Tram…
Gilpin Gold Tram – Millsite Trail
This post illustrates the Gilpin Gold Tram right of way north of the engine house to Wheeler Mill and Fullerton Mill using the Millsite Trail. You can hike this route easily starting from the Hidden Treasure Trailhead and the Millsite Trail
Harp Switch Stand
The Harp Switch Stand is the device used to “bend the iron” or move the rails on a…
January 4, 2023
Hike The Gilpin Gold Tram
Hike the historic Gilpin Gold Tram right of way. Enjoy beautiful Colorado scenery while walking along this iconic 2 foot gauge railway line.