Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

The Canon City Royal Gorge tourist operation started a few years after UP "railbanked" (or idled) Tennessee Pass. The operated a few passengers trains over the 11-mile stretch between Canon City and Parkdale (and back). Today, they actual own the rails for that 11-mile stretch (although UP still has trackage rights should the line ever reopen as a through route). You can definitely tell the (very classy) tourist outfit respects the history of the Royal Gorge in its paint scheme.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Canon City, CO

Subdivision
Tennessee Pass (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Hanging Bridge




Train Information
Railroad
Canon City and Royal Gorge
Model
F7A
Unit Number
CCRG 402

Past Number(s)
ex- CNW 402




Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
800
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
20 mm
Shutter
1/400 seconds
Aperture
f/6.3



(Pre-CCRG 402) - Photos of CNW 402

6/14/1998

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