For the third year in a row, the Grand Canyon Railway hosted the "Man vs. Machine" race. The race is a battle between bicyclist and the Grand Canyon Railway's 2-8-2 steam engine #4960 in a 60 mile... (more)
As the sun peeks out from behind the mountains, GCRY 4960 rolls out of the wye at Williams, AZ as it carries passengers up to the Grand Canyon for the third annual Man vs. Machine race.
As the sun continues to rise in the east, GCRY 4960 races north along Route 64 in Red Lake, AZ.
The first rays of sunlight illuminate Grand Canyon Railway's 2-8-0 steam engine #4960 as it pulls the "Man vs. Machine" special out of Williams to the Grand Canyon. Once at the canyon, that train ... (more)
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)
A Grand Canyon Railway train departs the depot at the Grand Canyon depot.
"It's not the middle of nowhere, but you can sure see it from here..." -Michael Brooks, GCR Assistant Trainmaster
Leaving the hole at Willaha Arizona after the daily train has passed... (more)
Charging across Grand Canyon Boulevard at a blistering pace of 5 mph... Backwards. 4960 shoves into the Williams Depot before heading off to the Grand Canyon.
GCRY 4960 puts on a great show as it climbs the hill in Pronghorn, AZ carrying passengers north towards the Grand Canyon.
As the afternoon shadows grow longer, Grand Canyon Railway 29 charges out of Coconino Canyon and makes a break for the high steepe of Northern Arizona. Remnants of a three day blizzard that droppe... (more)
With his train well in hand, the engineer of GCRY 4960 briefly looks inside the cab at his steam pressure gauge before returning his gaze to the tracks ahead as Train No. 2 enters Red Lake.
The first train of the day gets under way in the Kaibab National Forest as GCRY 295 leads the train to the south rim.
Two Amtrak alumni begin the return trip to Wiliams, after treating guests to a visit to the Grand Canyon.