The Steepest Railway in the World

The Steepest Railway in the World Royal Gorge Colorado


Stock #: 199019
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Royal Gorge
State: Colorado (CO)
County: Fremont
Publisher: The Interstate Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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FACTS ABOUT ROYAL GORGE RAILWAY World's steepest railway. Dedicated June 14,1931. Length: 1,550 feet. Grade: 45 degrees (100 per cent.). Lower terminal at east end of Hanging Bridge. Two cars-- Capacity 21 passengers each. Weight of each car: 4,500 Pounds. Three cables with strength of 112,000 pounds. Every phase of its operation is automatic. and extraordinary precautions have been taken for absolute safety and comfort
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