Moonlight over Cataract Creek. Both of the Grand Canyon's active steam engines pose on the wooden trestle at Cataract Creek, just outside Williams, AZ on a chilly February evening. Moonlig... (more)
Sunset finale at Miller's Wash. The desert sunset bursts through Grand Canyon Railway Locomotive #29's pony truck as she charges south over the Miller's Wash Trestle with stablemate #4960.
On the Dark Side at Miller's Wash (MP 36.1). The desert shadows are getting very long in the dry riverbed at Miller's Wash as the Grand Canyon Railway's two big oil-burners make track speed... (more)
Golden hour at Miller's Wash. With the sun descending rapidly toward the horizon, our Grand Canyon Steam Doubleheader charges across the wooden trestle over the dry stream bed known as Mill... (more)
Highball at Willaha. Both of the Grand Canyon Railway's steamers combine to haul 8 heavy, Harriman Commuter Cars south past the siding at Willaha (MP 37.7) on their southbound run back to W... (more)
Meet me at Willaha. Our Lerro Productions steam charter holds the siding at Willaha (MP 37.7) to allow the Grand Canyon Railway's regularly daily passenger train, the Williams Flyer, to cha... (more)
Thunder in the canyon! The thunder of two, large Grand Canyon steamers echoes off the hills of Conconino Canyon as they haul a consist of 8 heavy Harriman Cars upgrade on the southbound run... (more)
Golden glint. The setting sun begins "setting fire" to the Grand Canyon Railway's big Consolidation #29 and her consist of Harriman Commuter Cars as they charge past me at MP 45 o... (more)
Sunset runby on the high plains. After a very tiring day of photography under mostly dark and overcast skies, this 2017 Lerro Productions Charter train had pretty much called it a day and w... (more)
Clearing skies in Coconino Canyon. After a pretty dreary day in Coconino Canyon, the sky begins to clear in the late afternoon. A few patches of blue are now visible as GCRX #29 takes her... (more)
The "greenest" steam train in America. At least that's how they bill today's Grand Canyon Steam operations. Both of the line's two steamers are converted coal-burners, each now ... (more)
Track speed in the canyon. One of the fastest steam tourist railroads in the US, the trains on the Grand Canyon Railway often hit 40 MPH on the 64-mile run from Williams to the Grand Canyon... (more)
29 leaves the Grand Canyon, headed for Williams. You can see train 2 with it's Alco FA hiding in the back.
Figures: The Alco is smoking more than the steamer!! I took this shot out the window as we rounded this curve a few minutes south of the Grand Canyon depot.
29 gets ready to depart the Grand Canyon depot (around the curve to the left) in the afternoon. The 2nd train will be powered by the A-B set of Alcos. The Grand Canyon itself is just a short walk ... (more)