Ex-LS&I 2-8-0 29 leads two Alco FA units and a train of all Harriman cars on the Grand Canyon Railway to the name-sake attraction on May 30, 2004, five miles out of Williams, Az.
Grand Canyon Railway's 2-8-2 steam locomotives was out for one of its few trips up to the Grand Canyon. Here, the 4960 chugs north towards the canyon as the sound of the whistle blows for the cros... (more)
The 539 won't be going anywhere soon as it is missing some critical running gear.
Locomotive No. 29 was restored by GCR in 2004. Locomotive No. 29 was built in May 1906 at ALCO's (American Locomotive Company) Pittsburgh works. The engine weighs 185 tons. It was converted by GCR... (more)
F40FH sits Idling at the old Santa Fe station in front of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon. The F40FH was restored from an AMTK F40PHR to freight locomotive spec and renamed a F40FH.
Engines No. 6776 and B-Unit No. 6871 are FPA-4 built by MLW (Montreal Locomotive Works) in 1959. They are seen here on a storage track in Williams and in need of some paint.
A much sharper looking paint scheme than when it wore Amtrak.
The daily GCR train leaves for the Grand Canyon.
Train of the Grand Canyon Railway, departing from Williams to the South Rim, with F40PH # 295, built in 1979 for Amtrak and acquired by GCR in 2003.
The not operational 2-8-2 "Mikado" # 539 of the Grand Canyon Railway, as display on the platform in Williams with a Christmas wreath on the smokebox. The locomotive was built in 1917 by ALCO for t... (more)
With thunder rolling all around, Grand Canyon Railway 4960 glides southbound with the second Williams Flyer of the day, near the border of the Grand Canyon National Park with the Kaibab National F... (more)
Grand Canyon F40PH 295 heads up the first section of the 'Williams Flyer' as it proceeds northbound near Pronghorn Ranch Road.
The first train from Grand Canyon is observed in Anita, a small ghost village in the Kaibab forests.
GCRY 239 heads south through Quivero with the first section of the days' "Williams Flyer" in tow.
Steam on the Grand Canyon Railway isn't nearly as common now as it once was. Here, we see 4960 thundering uphill out of Coconino Canyon as it nears the south rim.