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.
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 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 steel members seen in this photo are part of an engineering marvel known as the “Hanging Bridge”. Built in 1878 the engineers found a way to hang a section of bridge 90% over the Arkansas Riv... (more)
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.
On the east end of the Royal Gorge Railroad train is CRRX 3104, a GP40 that was built in 1970 for the Western Pacific. It then went to Chicago Missouri and Western, then with the Wisconsin Centra... (more)
Here CRRX 3104 leads the train back into the depot
CRRX 3104 looking great on a cold, clear morning in Canon City.
CRRX 3104 leads the Royal Gorge excursion train east through Parkdale, CO.
The 12:30 run of the Royal Gorge Route Railway heads west under the Royal Gorge bridge and park with GP40-2s on each end of the train.
The Royal Gorge Route!
Standing on the Royal Gorge bridge and watching a train navigate the serpentine route below is an awesome experience...as well as somewhat nauseating if you don't like he... (more)