2-8-0 #29 and 2-8-2 #4960 perform a spirited runby on a Lerro photo charter on the Grand Canyon Railway
With the famous El Tovar Lodge in the background the
GCRR's 4960 has brought its passengers to the south rim of the Grand Canyon.
On a cold November morning, GCRY F40PH #295 (ex Amtrak) leads the northbound Williams Flyer through Pronghorn, AZ and on towards the Grand Canyon.
GCRY 239 leads a train out of the depot in Williams, AZ for the south rim.
Leaving Miller's Wash and a green board behind, 4960 proceeds to make short work of getting back to track speed.
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)