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To the Grand Canyon by Rail
The Grand Canyon Railroad, operating a 64-miles former Santa Fe branch to the eponymous natural wonder, is one of the best tourist railroads in the United States. It operates both steam and diesel locomotives.
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Photo ID: 703969

Blasting upgrade at 40 mph, Grand Canyon's 2-8-0 29, a May 1906 product of the American Locomotive Company's Pittsburg works, hauls the first train of the day up the grade at Quivero, Arizona. Gr... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Quivero, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 29
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: July 06, 2019


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By: Samuel Latham

Added: Jul 19, 2019

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Photo ID: 702059

The first Grand Canyon Railway train of the morning has just departed Williams for a north bound run up to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. A pair of F40's lead the train across a small wooden t... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Williams, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 239
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 17, 2019


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By: mtnclimberjoe

Added: Jul 03, 2019

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Photo ID: 701827

After the first train departed the South Rim Village station, Grand Canyon Railway train two has been positioned at the platform for boarding and an on time departure at 4:30 PM.

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Grand Canyon Village, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 237
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 11, 2019


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By: mtnclimberjoe

Added: Jul 01, 2019

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Photo ID: 700042

Grand Canyon's former LS&I Consolidation and an F40 get their train up to speed as they head back to Williams from the Grand Canyon South Rim.

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Quivero, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 29
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 01, 2019


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By: John Higginson

Added: Jun 13, 2019

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Photo ID: 683168

Grand Canyon 2-8-0 29 and 2-8-2 4960 put on a spectacular show as they storm upgrade through Coconino Canyon.

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 29
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 08, 2017


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By: John Kittredge

Added: Jan 06, 2019

Views: 1,290
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Photo ID: 661559

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Grand Canyon, California, USA
Locomotive #: 237
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 20, 2018


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By: Darío Saidman

Added: Jun 18, 2018

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Photo ID: 649883

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)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Willaha, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRX 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 08, 2017


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Feb 28, 2018

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Photo ID: 649627

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)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Willaha, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRX 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 08, 2017


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Feb 25, 2018

Views: 1,278
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Photo ID: 648238

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)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Apex, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRX 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 07, 2017


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Feb 13, 2018

Views: 1,844
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Photo ID: 647992

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)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Apex, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRX 29
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: February 07, 2017


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Feb 11, 2018

Views: 1,729
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Photo ID: 631838

Grand Canyon Railway's Williams Flyer heads south, back to Williams, after taking tourist to Grand Canyon National Park. The pair of F40PHs, ex-Amtrak, notch up as they exit the sag out of ... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: EMD F40PH
Location: Williams, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 237
Train ID: Train #3
Photo Date: September 16, 2017


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Sep 26, 2017

Views: 1,475
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 610443

FPA4 Notches up on its way back to Williams, AZ

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: MLW FPA4
Location: Valle, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY6793
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 07, 2017


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By: Scott Marsh

Added: Mar 19, 2017

Views: 2,185
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Photo ID: 610072

Grand Canyon Railway steam engine 2-8-2 #4960, is pulling a consist of 5 heavy Harriman commuter cars, past the ruins of an old section house at Willaha (MP 37.7). A great Lerro Productions Charte... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Williams, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 4960
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 08, 2017


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By: Axel Bozier

Added: Mar 15, 2017

Views: 1,606
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Photo ID: 609437

The southbound "Grand Canyon Limited", pulled by the Montreal Locomotive Works FPA-4 (Alco Design) instead of the F40 locomotives (per request of Lerro Productions for a two-day steam ph... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: MLW FPA-4
Location: Willaha, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 6793
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 08, 2017


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By: Axel Bozier

Added: Mar 10, 2017

Views: 4,497
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Photo ID: 606198

On a rare occasion, the Grand Canyon Railway will run their Alcos locomotives on their trains to the Grand Canyon. Per the request of a photo charter happening on the line, the Alcos pulled the Ca... (more)

Railroad: Grand Canyon Railway
Locomotive: MLW FPA-4
Location: Quivero, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: GCRY 6793
Train ID: Train 3
Photo Date: February 07, 2017


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By: David Carballido-Jeans

Added: Feb 09, 2017

Views: 4,038
Comments: 2

Favorited: 29
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