Today's the day GCR 29 pulls a train for the first time in 8 years. But the second train follows an hour behind lead by F40PH #239.
GCRY's ex-CB&Q O1a class Mikado races south past the cattle pens and old station at Willaha in a severe afternoon thunderstorm, a common occurrence during monsoon season in Northern Arizona.
GCRY 29 rolls south near Anita, on what could be called it's fourth "rebirth". After a long career on the LS&I in Michigan, 29 wound up in Williams beginning operations in 1990. Being on... (more)
Today's the day GCR 29 pulls a train for the first time in 8 years.
Grand Canyon Railway's newest member to the active roster is locomotive #29. GCRY 29, a 2-8-0 steam locomotive, makes its first southbound run on the Williams Flyer train; returning its passengers... (more)
First train of the morning departing Williams for Grand Canyon
With a storm hovering over the southern rim of the Grand Canyon; the William Flyer highballs south back to Williams with the iconic 2-8-2 steam locomotive #4960 on the point. From February to Sept... (more)
Grand Canyon Railway's 2-8-2 steam locomotive begins to chug out of Quivero after picking up cowboys that will entertain the passengers for the rest of the trip to Williams after spend the day at ... (more)
4960 powers uphill out of Williams at it heads to the Grand Canyon.
The Southbound train rounds the curve at Pronghorn Ranch Rd. as it makes it's way towards the end of its run at Williams.
ex-VIA 6776, nee CNR 6776
Ex-Amtrak F40PH 295, now in the Grand Canyon Railway Paint, leads the Grand Canyon Railway Train on its return trip from the Grand Canyon.
Returning from the Grand Canyon, the 2-8-2 steam locomotive #4960 slowly creeps into the station on a warm September evening in Williams, Arizona.
A Grand Canyon Railway train arrives at the South Rim of Arizona’s Grand Canyon led by A-B set Montreal Locomotive Works (Alco design) FPA-4s on March 17, 2005