Tuesday, July 5, 2022

1932-2013 Royal Gorge Incline Railway next to Royal Gorge Bridge

(Bridge HunterSatellite, it is lost in the shadows)

There was an incline railroad down to the Hanging Bridge in the Royal Gorge next to the suspension bridge. The railroad closed in 2013 because of a fire.

Boston Public Library Flickr via Bridge Hunter and BridgeHunter, License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

Panorama of the Royal Gorge, Colo., one of the world's greatest chasms, showing the world's steepest incline railway and the world's highest bridge.

File name: 06_10_014265

Title: Panorama of the Royal Gorge, Colo., one of the world's greatest chasms, showing the world's steepest incline railway and the world's highest bridge.

Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)

Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Genre: Postcards

Subject: Bridges; Mountains; Sports & recreation facilities

Notes: Title from item.

Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

Rights: No known restrictions


Boston Public Library Flickr via BridgeHunter, License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

Scenic incline from the bottom of the Royal Gorge, Colo.

File name: 06_10_014316

Title: Scenic incline from the bottom of the Royal Gorge, Colo.

Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)

Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Genre: Postcards

Subject: Mountains; Sports & recreation facilities

Notes: Title from item.

Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

Rights: No known restrictions


Boston Public Library Flickr, License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

Upper Station Incline Railway at the Royal Gorge showing one of the cars.

File name: 06_10_014245

Title: Upper Station Incline Railway at the Royal Gorge showing one of the cars.

Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)

Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.

Genre: Postcards

Subject: Sports & recreation facilities

Notes: Title from item.

Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection

Location: Boston Public Library, Print Department

Rights: No known restrictions


1994 Photo by Geoff Hubbs via BridgeHunter, License: Released into public domain

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