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)
This is probably one of the most scenic trips in America, hence the DRGW calling it "the scenic line of the world", traveling thru the gorge along the the Arkansas River from Canon City to Parkdal... (more)
Thankfully, this portion of the former DRGW Royal Gorge Route is thriving & DRGW-esque images are still possible. You get a glimpse of why the Tennessee Pass Route was, and still is, mourned.
Still a thrill to see any portion of Tennessee Pass alive...
Ex-VIA MLW painted in classic CN leads the last train of the day towards Monticello. MRYM has a fantastic array of motive power & rolling stock, much of which is operational.
The last leg of the trip from Canon City along the Arkansas River. Apart from the empty coal train stored west of Parkdale, the rest of Tennessee Pass is dormant.
Front & rear (CRRX 2238) power can be seen here in the S-curve along the Arkansas River.