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  IEEE - IEEE History Center: Georgetown Steam/ Hydro Generating Plant, 1900
Georgetown, completed in 1900, was unusual in employing both steam and water power.
The mining area around Georgetown, Colorado, following the pioneering of the Telluride Power Company (the Ames hydro plant was dedicated as an IEEE Milestone in July, 1988) demanded the early use of AC electric power.
This was on a more or less straight line between Georgetown and Idaho Springs, Colorado, and led to the interconnection of the Georgetown steam/hydro plant with two other hydroelectric generating plants and the Cascade Electric Company in Idaho Springs, Colorado.
www.ieee.org /web/aboutus/history_center/georgetown.html   (569 words)

  
  Georgetown, Colorado - Design Guidelines
The purpose of the survey was to record all of the major buildings in Georgetown, to update and expand the existing information from the previous survey (1976) and to record all previously unrecorded buildings.
For example, a house may be adapted for use as a restaurant, and in the process, missing porch brackets may be replicated in order to restore the original appearance, while existing original dormers may be preserved.
The peak of Georgetown's boom was reached in the late 1870s and early 1880s.
www.town.georgetown.co.us /drc/drcbk1ch3.html   (2757 words)

  
 Trailer Life: Georgetown, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Georgetown, a pleasant RV stop just an hour west of Denver at exit 228 on Interstate 70, exemplifies Colorado's rich history in mining and railroading.
Historic Georgetown Inc. was formed in 1970 to develop a community voice for the preservation of the history and architecture of the area.
Georgetown, with 211 historic structures built before 1900, uses several of these restored buildings as museums to showcase life during the boom years of the town.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3707/is_200005/ai_n8885963   (1451 words)

  
 Travel & Vacation Information for Georgetown, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Georgetown is a small, scenic community nestled in a mountain valley in the Rockies west of Denver.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad, a reconstruction of an innovative historical train line that rises a twisting 600 feet in just a few miles, offers daily rides during summer months.
Georgetown is located in north central Colorado, about 45 miles west of Denver.
www.go-colorado.com /Georgetown/Phone   (153 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado-Home of the Georgetown Loop Railroad
The Georgetown Loop has continued to lose ridership since the change of operators in 2004, when the Georgetown Loop Railroad, Inc. (former operator) ran a world-class operation carrying over 132,000 passengers in its final year.
Remember, you can't see Georgetown from the highway, take the Georgetown exit 228 from Interstate 70, turn right at the 4-way stop, and drive on down to town only a minute away.
Although located just a couple hours from Georgetown, in Canon City, their offices are located in Georgetown and their train is considered to be one of the nation's most scenic train lines.
www.georgetowncolorado.com   (958 words)

  
 Georgetown Loop Railroad, Inc.- A Colorado Corporation
The Georgetown Loop Railroad, Inc., a Colorado Corporation, ran the Georgetown Loop Railroad for the Colorado Historical Society, for a period of 32-years, until October, 2004.
However, the final offer made by the CHS for an increase in fee, higher liability limits and a shortened operating term, forced the Georgetown Loop Railroad, Inc. to end operating its steam trains on the famous line and concentrate all efforts operating the Historic Royal Gorge Route Railroad, located in Canon City, Colorado.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad, Incorporated is now offering operating steam engines, railcars and the expertise required to run a successful steam operation to interested parties.
www.gtownloop.com   (620 words)

  
 Gardens of Georgetown, Colorado
Georgetown dedicates an entire garden tour in late August to sweet peas, a charming old-fashioned flower that, like English garden peas, prefers a cool summer.
Her historic home, like many in Georgetown, is painted in vivid color—purples and lavenders.
At home in cool temperatures and quick to germinate from seed, the pots of red and yellow flowers with characteristic scalloped leaves are quickly becoming a favorite on her tiny patio.
www.frontrangeliving.com /garden/Georgetowngardens.htm   (917 words)

  
 Colorado.com | Georgetown Colorado Travel and Visitor Information
Once the third-largest town in Colorado, it is now home to slightly more than 1,000 residents.
The Georgetown Loop Railroad is a major attraction here, and takes visitors on a round trip narrow gauge steam train ride from Georgetown to nearby Silver Plume and back, with an optional stop for a tour of the Lebanon Silver Mine.
If wildlife watching is your passion, stop at the Georgetown Wildlife Viewing Area for a glimpse of one of the hundreds of bighorn sheep living in the area.
www.colorado.com /city44   (258 words)

  
 Georgetown Colorado chat room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Georgetown Colorado chat room, view people by photos.
Georgetown Colorado web based chat rooms for everyone with an emphasis on chat safety.
Georgetown Colorado chat communities for teens, adults, singles.
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 Georgetown Colorado singles, love profiles.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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Georgetown Colorado meeting place for people who need a partner for sports, travel, accommodation, or friendship.
Georgetown Colorado Single People focusing on the rights of single adults and opposite and same sex domestic partners.
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 Guanella Pass Scenic Byway - Clear Creek County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Approximately 10 miles of the road is paved or oiled, with the remaining 12 miles a gravel surface.
Georgetown and Grant were silver mining towns that blossomed during the 1860s.
This 16-mile narrow-gauge railway, known as the "Stairway to the Stars," was built in 1905 by Edward Wilcox to access his mines on Mount McClellan.
www.clearcreekcounty.org /gpass.html   (950 words)

  
 Georgetown Colorado personals service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Georgetown Colorado Personals dating service for singles looking for love and romance.
Georgetown Colorado Social groups, dating spots, single parents, places to meet, where to find personals ads.
Georgetown Colorado Free personals, advice on writing personal ads, chat rooms, and singles dating services.
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 Georgetown - Colorado Ghost Town
Although gold gave Georgetown its start, it was silver that gave the town the honor of being the most important silver camp in Colorado until 1878 when it was surpassed by the town of Leadville.
Born in France, Du Puy squandered an inheritance and came to Georgetown to recoup his fortune.
Georgetown could have gone the way of many mining towns, but it decided to stay alive.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/co/georgetown.html   (237 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Georgetown is a town located in Clear Creek County, Colorado.
Georgetown is located at 39°42'45" North, 105°41'45" West (39.712381, -105.695845)
It uses material from the wikipedia article Georgetown, Colorado.
www.eurofreehost.com /ge/Georgetown,_Colorado.html   (224 words)

  
 Georgetown Energy Museum, Georgetown, Colorado
This substation, in turn, feeds Georgetown, Silver Plume and a transmission line that travels north to Empire and the Henderson mining operation.
Colorado Power Company was a conglomerate of several other Colorado power companies.
So by 1903 the plant was supplying electricity to Georgetown, Silver Plume, Idaho Springs, Black Hawk, Central City, and any of the mines in the area that were electrified.
georgetownenergymuseum.org /about.html   (752 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado CO - Motels, Hotels, Inns, Lodging
Georgetown, Colorado CO - Motels, Hotels, Inns, Lodging
We are 45 miles west of Denver, Colorado.
Fort Collins, Colorado: Grave of the Railroad Dog
www.roadsideamerica.com /hotels_motels/hotels/us-co-georgetown.html   (169 words)

  
 Historic Georgetown, Inc. - Historic Preservation Colorado
Historic Georgetown, a Colorado non-profit corporation, was created to initiate, encourage and integrate efforts to preserve the rich heritage of the Georgetown/Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.
The new organization purchased the Hamill House, the home of Englishman William Hamill, a successful mine owner, banker and politician of 19th century Colorado, to restore this elegant home as a museum.
Over the years, Historic Georgetown, Inc. has acquired other properties in its Five Part Program - a miner's cottage, a professional man's house, a merchant's home and a log cabin - to guarantee that the history we preserve includes a variety of lifestyles.
www.historicgeorgetown.org   (179 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado (CO) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...
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The ratio of number of residents in Georgetown to the number of sex offenders is 267 to 1.
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 Georgetown, Colorado (CO) Relocation - Houses & Apartments - Schools, Jobs, Weather - For Sale & Rentals
This is the real estate and relocation resource that allows you to view homes for sale, search apartment rentals, get free moving quotes, find a job or obtain a low-interest mortgage home loan.
Population for Georgetown, CO (2000): 1,088 comprising 568 (52.2%) males and 520 (47.8%) females.
Your one-stop resource for Georgetown and Colorado city guides, real estate for sale, apartments for rent, home loans, school reports, movers, roommates, jobs and other moving needs.
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 Georgetown, Colorado-Georgetown Loop Railroad!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The railroad, which now runs between Georgetown and Silver Plume, its nearest neighbor to the west, was originally designed to be part of the Colorado Central Railroad linking Denver with the rich mines of Leadville.
In order to reduce the steep six percent grade to four percent, the engineers laid more than four miles of track in a series of twists and turns, the most spectacular of which is the 95-foot high Devil's Gate Viaduct.
For train times, fees, reservations and directions to boarding areas, visit our web-site or stop by the Old Georgetown Station.
www.georgetowncolorado.com /glrr.htm   (216 words)

  
 Georgetown Colorado House Rental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This Colorado ski vacation home is located on top of a hill overlooking the winter park/fraser valley with scenic mountains.
Sleeps 23 This Rental property in Colorado is 3100 ft2, has 5 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, 1 fireplace, 1 gas grill, indoor hot tub, washer and dryer, 2 full kitchens and kitchenette, 2 decks, and sleeps 23.
The Rental home in Colorado is on the free shuttle route in fraser and is walking distance to Highway 40.
winterpark.rentalo.com /georgetown_colorado_house_rental.htm   (1978 words)

  
 Colorado's Historic Sites - Georgetown Loop
Historic view of the original Devil's Gate High Bridge looking back toward Georgetown, with Clear Creek running through the center and the downgrade roadbed to the right.
An engineering marvel originally built in 1884, the railroad fulfilled the hopes of Georgetown citizens to become a prosperous settlement connected to Denver and points east.
In connecting Silver Plume and Georgetown, towns over 2 miles apart, the tracks scaled an elevation of 640 feet over mountainous terrain, requiring trestles, cuts, fills, loops, and curves totaling 4.5 miles.
www.coloradohistory.org /hist_sites/Georgetown/G_loop.htm   (210 words)

  
 Georgetown Colorado Process Servers - ServeNow.com
Service of process is the delivery of these Colorado legal documents such as summons, complaints, subpoenas, orders to show cause, writs and other court documents.
The Georgetown Colorado process servers on ServeNow.com offer a number of services related to civil procedure and service of process aside from just legal document delivery in Georgetown.
Georgetown Process Servers make daily trips to County Courts, Colorado County Clerks, Georgetown Municipal Courts, Georgetown Criminal Courts, Colorado Supreme Courts and Colorado Courts of Appeals.
www.serve-now.com /process-server/Colorado/Georgetown   (360 words)

  
 Georgetown Colorado car rentals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
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www.travelcentric.com /travel-cars/Georgetown-Colorado-car-rentals.asp   (140 words)

  
 Golden History
Colorado's first railroad company, the Colorado Central and Pacific Railroad, was incorporated in 1865 but the first train did not operate until late in 1870.
In 1866, George West began publication of the Colorado Transcript, Colorado's oldest weekly newspaper, which is still published in Golden as the Golden Transcript.
Colorado School of Mines, which offers degrees in science and engineering, is operating at capacity enrollment with students from all 50 states and many foreign countries.
www.mines.edu /Beyond_csm/region_info/golden/history.html   (926 words)

  
 The Daily Press - Ashland, WI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Committee member Janet Batton, however, said she did not approve of the document because it was not tailored enough to meet Bayfield's unique needs.
Another committee member in the audience, however, said the committee incorporated the ideas of several different communities and did not simply copy Georgetown's guidelines.
"We took out a lot of things from Georgetown we didn't like that worked for Georgetown but wouldn't work for Bayfield," she said.
www.ashlandwi.com /placed/index.php?sect_rank=1&story_id=203185   (759 words)

  
 Georgetown, Colorado Florist and Flower Shops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Once you are on one of the bigger websites, by using one of the links that you find you will automatically be given the discount and it will show up on your shopping cart when you go to pay for your item.
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 Georgetown, CO News
Local news for Georgetown, CO continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Georgetown merchants reported a solid summer of sales despite a major rock slide on Interstate 70 and an awkward preseason turnover in the operation of the famed Georgetown Loop railroad, the town's main...
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Monday lifted the health warning for the remaining portion of Clear Creek from two miles below Idaho Springs to the confluence of the creek with the...
www.topix.net /city/georgetown-co   (745 words)

  
 Georgetown Energy Museum, Georgetown, Colorado
useum is located in a fully functioning and operational Hydroelectric generating plant in Georgetown, Colorado.
GEM is a separate Colorado non-profit 501C3 organization which leases a portion of the hydroelectric plant from Xcel Energy, for the purposes of preservation and interpretation of this plant.
The museum includes exhibits and photographs and also household / consumer appliances relating the the early use of electricity.
georgetownenergymuseum.org   (80 words)

  
 Historic Georgetown, Inc. - Georgetown, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
High in the Rocky Mountains, at 8,500 ft. elevation, Georgetown, Colorado is a picturesque charming town of about 1,000 people.
The extent to which the Victorian architecture has been preserved in private homes and museums creates the feeling of a living historical mining town.
Turn of the century hydro-electric plant, exhibits on history of the use of electrical power in the area.
www.historicgeorgetown.org /gtown.htm   (121 words)

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