Denver & Rio Grande Western [Southern Pacific]
Howard, Colorado (Howard Tunnel)
June 5, 1996
Somewhat overshadowed by the Moffat Tunnel, Tennessee Pass and Royal Gorge, the Rio Grande's line along the Arkansas River west of the Royal Gorge has a rugged beauty of its own. Such features as the Howard Tunnel (near the upper center of the picture) are all too easy to miss.
Last updated 8/1/2017. Text and photo ©2017 Lamont Downs.