A Canon City and Royal Gorge passenger train is departing Canon City, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 3, 2011. CC&RG F7 No. 403 is a former Chicago and North Western locomotive. The second-to-t... (more)
A Canon City and Royal Gorge passenger train is just west of Canon City, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 2, 2011. CC&RG F7 No. 403 is a former Chicago and North Western locomotive.
In this view we are about 45 minutes into our 2 hour journey through the beautiful Royal Gorge. It was a wonderful ride and I enjoyed the open car for the entire ride!
The Royal Gorge Route power and passenger consist lays over at the former Santa Fe depot after another successful day of excursions through the gorge.
Nose to nose.
Passengers are nearing the end of their trip, as they move east through the gorge on the way back to the Depot.
Returning to the Depot after the 12:30 run through the Royal Gorge.
Royal Gorge (ex-C&NW) F7A prepares to depart Canon City on for the trip through the scenic Gorge.
Royal Gorge #403 is emerging from the East end of the Royal Gorge and returning to it Canon City terminus. The #403 was a C&NW unit aquired by the UP and later sold to the RGR.
By paying for the cab ride through the Royal Gorge the engineer may let you drop down for a few quick pictures while the train makes a quick stop at the hanging bridge. The passengers are not allo... (more)
The inbound trip smokes it up heading into Canon City.
Famous Hanging Bridge at the Royal Gorge.
The famous hanging bridge (from the west), labeled "Rio Grande," but built by AT&SF in 1879 to get through a 30-ft-wide gap in the gorge. From the other direction: Railroad: Royal Gorge RailroadLocomotive: EMD F7(A)Location: Canon City, Colorado, USALocomotive #: CRRX 403Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 22, 2004
Taken from the Cab of Royal Gorge Railroad SD9 #5335, the "return trip" end of the train is in view alongside the Arkansas River.
Taken from the Cab of Royal Gorge Railroad F7 #403, the Royal Gorge train prepares to return to Canyon City through the Gorge.