Nearly 1,000ft below the Royal Gorge suspension bridge, the Royal Gorge Railroad's excursion train cuts through the canyon floor along the Arkansas River.
I last visited the Royal Gorge Railroad in the summer of 2011. The train was pulled by the staple F7 unit back then so I must say I was a bit surprised when neither engine on our train was an F7. ... (more)
The walls of Colorado's Royal Gorge tower high above the former Union Pacific mainline that transversed from the plains to the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The portion in which the track navigate... (more)
The third and final run of the day on the Canon City and Royal Gorge Railway passes a mean looking cactus as it approaches Parkdale at the west end of Colorado's Royal Gorge where the train will s... (more)
Built as A&WP GP40 #728, later SBD/CSXT 6648. Rebuilt as VRE GP40PH-2 #V20
One of the unique features of the Royal Gorge Railroad is the open cars, allowing passengers to take photos of the wonderful scenery as the train passes through the Royal Gorge on the old Tennesse... (more)
A southbound afternoon VRE commuter train has just departed Washington's Union Station and is seen here passing Virginia Avenue Tower.
Another brilliant sunrise on the way to work in DC
By the dawn's early light...
RP40-2C V21 pulls a southbound commuter train from D.C. to Fredericksburg.