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Posted By: Bob Harris, 03-09-2017, 08:36 PM

.....the Royal Gorge Route Railroad. Climb aboard Colorado's most scenic train for a journey through the spectacular Royal Gorge. Since 1879, these tracks have followed the winding, tumbling Arkansas River deep within the soaring, 1,000-foot granite cliffs. You might want to take the trip during the summer months though when it's not snowing, just sayin'.

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That's postcard pretty Bob! Nicely done.
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That's postcard pretty Bob! Nicely done.
thank you Mark, testing out that WR Pentax gear, works great.
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Excellent " Choo Choo " Bob.


Edit - This image would slot in very well in this linked thread Bob.


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Love the title, snow day on the railway do ant happen? It would be awesome in the snow too.
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Now that's a proper train.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kerrowdown Quote
Now that's a proper train.
But are they Scottish Snow Flakes?
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But are they Scottish Snow Flakes?
No they're the wrong shape.

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Nice!

I saw the train a few years back when I rafted the gorge. I highly recommend visiting the Royal Gorge if you have a chance. Whether you raft, ride the train, or just walk the area, well worth seeing and you'll come home with many great photo's.
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Great shot, bold colors in the snow!

40 years ago, that engine was one of several used by the Denver and Rio Grande Western's Colorado Zephyr passenger train. This train passed through my town a few times a week, and I would look out the window of my classroom to watch it go by.
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A beautiful winter scene.
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Really love that shot Bob...excellent!

Regards!
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Nice shot Bob. Like the processing.
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Hey, brother Bob - a terrific composition and the PP is super cool.

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Excellent " Choo Choo " Bob.


Edit - This image would slot in very well in this linked thread Bob.


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thanks Peter, I joined up, looks like a fun place to post.

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QuoteOriginally posted by AussieTrev Quote
Love the title, snow day on the railway do ant happen? It would be awesome in the snow too.
Snow does have a way dressing up things Trev, I try to shoot as much as possible when it does finally snow.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Kerrowdown Quote
Now that's a proper train.
it's a beauty that runs up to three times a day in the summer, lots of tourists come in to the area to ride KD.

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QuoteOriginally posted by forensicscientist Quote
Nice!

I saw the train a few years back when I rafted the gorge. I highly recommend visiting the Royal Gorge if you have a chance. Whether you raft, ride the train, or just walk the area, well worth seeing and you'll come home with many great photo's.
don't tell too many people, I sort of like it like it is, great place to live with as you say lots to do and see.

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QuoteOriginally posted by robgski Quote
Great shot, bold colors in the snow!

40 years ago, that engine was one of several used by the Denver and Rio Grande Western's Colorado Zephyr passenger train. This train passed through my town a few times a week, and I would look out the window of my classroom to watch it go by.
Wow, no kidding. This brought back some memories for you then, you'll have to come to Canon and take a ride on it now.

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A beautiful winter scene.
We were going to use it for our Christmas cards but I took images of the Abbey in town that turned out better, that's what my wife said anyway.

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Really love that shot Bob...excellent!

Regards!
thanks Rupert, you don't see much of this white stuff your way, come on up and take a sample home to Otis.


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Nice shot Bob. Like the processing.
thanks Joi, I bumped the color up a bit and a little tone mapping to form it up.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Sailor Quote
Hey, brother Bob - a terrific composition and the PP is super cool.

Jer
thanks buddy, it gave me a chance to finally wear my new snow boots I purchased, now I have to get a warmer coat I guess.
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