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.
CRRX C20 awaits departure for a run through the Royal Gorge.
Notorious for both it's rafting and it's trains, Colorado's Royal Gorge is quite the tourist attraction! However while most of my fellow passengers were focused on the towering walls above or the ... (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
Well...this is what the famed Gorge train looks like now. The times they are a'changin'. Aside from all the stored coal hoppers on the Pass, it's about all you can count on seeing here. C20 is ... (more)
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)