After loading 50 rock cars at Parkdale, UP 4151 East passes CP RG170 as it prepares to hug the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge. Rock 'N Rail crews run the train from Pueblo to Parkdale, loa... (more)
The third and final run of the day on the Canon City and Royal Gorge Railway passes a mean looking cactus as it approaches Parkdale at the west end of Colorado's Royal Gorge where the train will s... (more)
The return trip point for the Royal Gorge Railroad. Smoking GP7 2238 leads the train out of Bumback Gulch as rafters run the Arkansas River.
D&RGW 5371 has the Eastbound GJNSM in tow as it crosses the Arkansas River between Parkdale and Kobe on the now railbanked Tennessee Pass line in Colorado.
9679 leads a train near Parkdale on the Royal Gorge Route.
With an empty hopper train out of the way, the Royal Gorge train makes its way back to the Climate Capital of Colorado, but first will pass underneath the world's tallest suspension bridge.
After waiting for a northbound empty coal hopper to pass, the Royal Gorge train makes its way back to Canon City in the always beautiful Colorado landscape.
Coming out of the Royal Gorge at Parkdale, the train passes some of the dozens of rafts heading into the canyon. The locomotive was once owned by the CNW and sold by the UP to the CCRG.
Rafters in the Arkansas River take a break to watch the Royal Gorge train rumble by.
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.
Taken from the Cab of Royal Gorge Railroad F7 #403, here is an old Whitcomb 30T, of ex St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern vintage.
Rock & Rail GP30 #301 (ex D&RGW?) sits at the rock quarry near Parkdale.