Possible Depot or Section House Credit: GaryM May 2003
Bunkhouse & Hand Car Shed?. Credit: GaryM May 2003
Parkdale was seated at the west end of the Grand Canon of The Arkansas. The Panoramic made an additional stop here
for Denver passengers traveling to see the famed Royal Gorge, down the Canon only 6 miles, who could disembark at
Parkdale to wait on the Colorado - New Mexico Express for a return trip back to Denver.
STATION Elev. (ft)
Miles from Denver
DISTRICT or BRANCH
Mainline Prototype/ Modeled
Sidings Prototype/ Modeled
SECOND (PUEBLO - SALIDA)
TBD/ SG: 20'
TBD/ SG: 20'
Depot, Section House, Bunk House
Water Tank: 50,000 gallon, Pump House
Stockyard: 1 SG Stock
Boxcar used as personal residence, another used as chicken coop
Early photos show the 50,000 gallon water tank set back from the tracks, probably had a water column.
Parkdale was on a straight track with a siding, but we had to wrap this around a curve due to
physical layout limitations
American Model Builder's Yard Office, Sign Posts, Outhouses.
Campbell's Water Tank, Stock Pen, Dual Handcar Shed, Freight Shed.
Crystal River Products Bunkhouse
Master Creation's Depot with modified roof.
MDC Roundhouse old time coach, old time box car.
Walthers Telephone poles.
Wild West Models Soon-2B Saloon, Outhouses.
Wolf Designs Tool Shed, Coal Bin.
Scratchbuilt cabins (2), hay shed.
Looking west. Credit: GaryM July 2006
Looking east. Carcard holders, right. Credit: GaryM July 2006
East across creek. Credit: GaryM February 2007
Official Roster No.11 of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad System and the Rio Grande Southern
Railroad Company, 1923, Colorado Railroad Museum.