The Royal Gorge Railroad's GP40 takes the tail end duty as the morning passenger train heads into the canyons west of Canyon City, Colorado. For the return trip back 3104 will lead the way.
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 Gorge Railroad's GP40 leads the passenger train through some amazing scenery as it runs through the steep canyon walls
Royal Gorge's CRRX 3104 (GP40) leads the passenger train through the narrow canyons west of Canyon City, Colorado.
The morning's first light catches the Royal Gorge Railroad's CRRX 3104 (GP40) anchoring the east end of the passenger train as it waits in the Canyon City station for passengers to arrive.
The Royal Gorge Railroad's GP40 leads a long train through the Royal Gorge Canyon, which runs right along side the Arkansas River and between granite cliffs that rise nearly 1,000 feet strait up. ... (more)
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 advantage hi up on the Royal George Bridge the train looks almost like an HO scale model railroad layout. This view provides a good view of how close the Arkansas River is to the tracks.
The Royal George Railroad's GP40 pushes the train through the narrow gorge. This is perhaps one of the most scenic train trips one can take and is a must-do if you are visiting Colorado.
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)
Silent Code Poles, the Arkansas River, and the Royal Gorge a very Denver & Rio Grande Western story. Union Pacific Rio Grande heritage reflects in the back wa... (more)