Denver's RailRoads — Phase I

Phase One Progress

For an up to date report on the progress of this phase, check out our Blog page.

Phase 1 . . .

Era: 1934 (end of Prohibition) to 1969

There are a number of parts to this phase:

  1. A seven track Grand Junction return loop (holding a total of 369 40' boxcars), representing all of the railway tracks that lead out of Denver, and Glenwood Springs, including a small yard and three industries.
  2. The C&S branch line from Denver to Golden, CO and the Coors Brewing Company.
  3. The C&S branch line extensions to Idaho Springs and Black Hawk.
Once complete this phase can also be operated as the 1930's steam era Clear Creek Railroad stand alone layout as well as part of the 1950/1960s Denver's RailRoads.

Phase One Track Plan

C&S Branch from Denver to Golden and Idaho Springs

This section is based on the Colorado & Southern Railroad (C&S).

C&S Branch to Black Hawk


Seven Track Return Loop