Arrived Skagway around 0630hrs after overnight cruising,the snow on the top of mountains greets
us as do the Ravens and eagles.
Skagway at sea level ,we sat in our parlour cars with padded seats and bar pulled by diesel.
soapy smith and Frank Reid shot it out in 1898.
Next up the bridge and Denver Glacial trail as the railroad crosses the Skagway river.
Rock,Bridal veil falls comes down off Mt Cleveland.
a sensation of flying at 16 mile the engineer sounds his whistle.
replaced a dizzying switch back with its timber trestle.
Further on another mile the bridge tunnel and trail of 98 produces a horseshoe curve great for photos.
When through the tunnel the upper reaches of Dead Horse Gulch and the visible remains of White Pass trail is etched in the ground.