At the height of golden hour, Grand Canyon Railway's ex LS&I 2-8-0 29 rockets across the desert at track speed of 40MPH.
They Just Look Right: There is just something that looks right about an F40 on the point of a passenger train. These stocky looking units were a staple of Amtrak for years, and still for ma... (more)
Grand Canyon Railway #29, up close and personal. Here's an in-your-face look at one of the finest-looking, standard-gauge Consolidation locomotives left in existence, as she barrels past me... (more)
Smokescape: Land of the 40 mph run-by. Some 15 miles south of Coconino Canyon, GCR Locomotive #29 and her Passenger Special are now out on the high plains, where the tracks are super-straig... (more)
Steamscape: Coconino Canyon. Just about 7 miles south of the Grand Canyon Village, Locomotive #29 finds herself deep in in the piney forests of Conconino Canyon. This canyon features a win... (more)
Last call at the canyon. After more than 15 years in intermittent service, Grand Canyon Railway Consolidation #29 makes her last call at the Grand Canyon Village Depot on October 26th, 2019... (more)
We'll Meet Again, Don't know when, But I know we'll meet again some sunny day...
The final run-by of Grand Canyon Railway 29 hours before her 1472 Day "Tube Time" exp... (more)
Bingo....Bingo.....Bingo. In military fighter aircraft, the pilots typically calculate the minimum fuel level required to make it home with a safe reserve remaining and enter that data into... (more)
The last doubleheader. With Grand Canyon Railway Locomotive #29's Form 4 set to expire effectively at the end of the day, the railroad took one last opportunity to team her up with the 4960... (more)
I can see for Miles and Miles and Miles...
The expanse of the Northland of Arizona is quite apparent here between the stations of Valle and Willaha on the Grand Canyon Railway.... (more)
One More Time, We’re Gonna Celebrate
With her back against the wall before her tube time expires this week, Trains Magazine chartered the Grand Canyon Railway and made the star... (more)
On September 21, 2019 Grand Canyon Railway 29 & 4960 doublehead on the Williams Flyer
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)