From the Royal Gorge bridge looking down on the Royal Gorge train you get to see how close the tracks parallel the river. You can also see in this shot one of the open top passenger cars which ena... (more)
The steel members seen in this photo are part of an engineering marvel known as the “Hanging Bridge”. Built in 1878 the engineers found a way to hang a section of bridge 90% over the Arkansas Riv... (more)
On the east end of the Royal Gorge Railroad train is CRRX 3104, a GP40 that was built in 1970 for the Western Pacific. It then went to Chicago Missouri and Western, then with the Wisconsin Centra... (more)
Here CRRX 728 departs Canon City, just getting ready to pass 1st street with its very loud K5LA.
Here CRRX 3104 leads the train back into the depot
Rock and Rail, LLC operates a branch that crosses the Arkansas River from the mainline through Canon City.
The Very First Light in the Royal Gorge
From the rim at Temple Canyon moments after sun up and in the right time for the morning Rock Train to Drennen the colors of the Arkansa... (more)
Royal Gorge in the Royal Gorge. Unquestionably one of America's most scenic tourist excursions, the Royal Gorge Railroad in Cañon City, Colorado makes several trips a day through the geographic fe... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage
The lines of our heritage hang loosely connected to infinity; relics from the last century scattered and disconnected. The stories these code line poles cou... (more)
Union Pacific 1989 is punching into the first light of a very characteristically Royal Gorge sunrise. Rio Grande gold is in full heritage in this scene taken in 2020.
Reflecting on Grande History
Union Pacific heritage Rio Grande 1989 is exiting the Royal Gorge near Canõn City, CO.
Union Pacific 1989 leads a Rock & Rail train out of the Royal Gorge. Shot on Mavic Zoom.
UP's DRGW heritage unit 1989 leads the eastbound Rock & Rail Railroads rock train at Canon City, CO. The train is seen leaving the Royal Gorge. April 30. 2020.
The open air observation car in the consist of the Cañon City & Royal Gorge passenger train is the best way to see the magnificent Royal Gorge west of Cañon City, Colorado. The train is westbound,... (more)