Camden and Spearfish Lake Railroad is a short-line railroad serving from the city of Camden out to Warsaw and is based out of a Depot in Spearfish Lake. Over time it picks up more track and engines, including the Kremmling Branch, which supports the gravel pit traffic. Among its biggest customers are Jerusalem Paper in Warsaw, Clark Plywood in Spearfish Lake, and two rock quarries: Summit Pit near Walsenberg and Big Pit near Kremmling via the Kremmling Branch.
Some of the employment is seasonal as the quarries do not operate when there is snow on the ground.
This needs better treatment as the number of characters, big and small, that work for the C&SL RR continues to grow.
- Bud Ellsberg is the founder and runs the railroad, although by Facing the Storm he is working towards handing operations over to a younger generation (Josh).
- Walt Archer and his son Josh are engineers.
- Eric Aho is a brakeman and working his way up to engineer.
- Dave Ames is a brakeman in the winter and is an engineer in the summer.
- Harry Anson is a grumpy old retiree who works summer part time as an engineer.
- Regina Lawrence is the office manager.
- Marty Novato, mechanic.
- John Penny is a brakeman, later promoted to engineer/conductor.
- Steve Rumsey, also known as Stormy Rumsey, was born on the railroad SX7, and grew up to be a brakeman FtS23.
- Ed Sloat is the diesel maintainer (mentioned in Snowplow Extra).
- Harold Stevens, retired railroad engineer that works part time. He's close to eighty years old.
- Chris Lincoln, winter engineer SQ25