Here is the Royal Gorge Railroad's #403 (F7A) waiting for passengers to board so that it may lead the train through the incredible scenic canyons just west of Canyon City, Colorado.
There is something special about seeing #403 on point. Here we see her leading the Royal Gorge Train earlier this spring.
Passengers taking the Royal Gorge Railroad are in for a treat as the train maneuvers through the steep canyon walls and runs next to a fast flowing river often full of white water rafters.
The Royal George Railroad's beautifully maintained F7A and B units lead the train past the roaring rapids of the Arkansas River in Canyon City, Colorado.
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 Royal George Railroad's beautiful F7A guides the 16 car train through the steep canyon where the rails run next to the Arkansas River.
After sounding its impressive horn at the crossing, the Royal Gorge Train leaves the station and heads west into some of the most amazing scenery in Colorado.
It was a sunny day for the Royal Gorge Railroad as the engineer mounts up in preparation for taking the four engine, 16 passenger car train through the famous gorge in southeast Colorado. CRRX 40... (more)
A Royal Gorge Route afternoon excursion traverses the depths of the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" as viewed from the Royal Gorge Bridge 955ft above. The train is completely dwarf... (more)
A Royal Gorge Route afternoon excursion traverses the depths of the "Grand Canyon of the Arkansas River" as viewed from the Royal Gorge Bridge 955ft above. The lengthy consist is powered by an F7... (more)
The Royal Gorge Route's F7A 403 looks as good as new, even though it had just turned 69 years old at the time of this photo (built 10/49 as CNW 4079C).
Passengers have begun boarding the 12:30pm "Royal Gorge Route" excursion on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Colorado. It was good to see the F7s back in service on this train. Accordin... (more)