|This book was originally retailed for $21.95, and is now specially priced at $9.95. "Through the Rockies, Not Around Them", was one of the Denver Rio Grande's immodest mottoes. It was suitable for a railroad that not only pierced the Rocky Mts. of Colorado and Utah, and the crest of the Continental Divide, but also influenced the development of the great American West. This book covers the scenic beauty and remoteness of the Rio Grande from 1930's right up to the present day Ski Train. Detailed chapters on DRG passenger service trains, such as the Prospector, Royale Gorge, and-the premier domeliner-California Zephyr, the Rio Grande was recognized as the "Scenic Line of the World". Also covers the great Moffet Tunnel and Tennessee Pass. Over 100 stunning photographs of DRG steam and diesel trains in action in this 128 paged softbound edition.