Oh yeah, were going to be treated to a
runby of our train. What a hoot, to ride an awesome train like
this and get dropped off at some convenient spot, watch the train back
up,see it run by and then come back and pick us up. The
photos below are while they were backing the train away from us.
I shot video of our first photo runby. A second video was of the
train backing up to pick
The La Paz Conunty Sherriff kept himself busy since our train caused a
traffic jam on Arizona Highway 72. Our route stayed somewhat on a
tangent and parallel to this highway for about 20 miles.
Just before the junction of Highways 72 and 60, we went by this
industrial site with photographers waiting. Then things were
about to change.
I did not realize it at the time, other than seeing that we were
climbing, we were going for a major change in direction too.
Somewhere about this time I had noticed some material left in the Royal
Gorge car which I could identify as Operation Lifesaver. I was
instantly curious who this person was. I had included a yellow
Operation Lifesaver tee shirt to wear one day on this trip and that day