Racing south beneath a massive monsoon, the engineer of the GCR 4960 lets the whistle rip as Train No. 3 races into Red Lake approaching the popular Espee grade crossing here.
Hustling its train out of Williams under a beautiful blue sky, GCRY 29 leads Train No.2, the first train to the South Rim of the day, through Pronghorn as it builds speed for a run up the hill out... (more)
"Thunder Under Heaven"
GCRY 29 and 4960 dig into the "Apex Grade", which runs from Anita to Apex (now called Imbleau by GCRY). Topping out at 3%, one can really hear ... (more)
The silence of Grand Canyon National Park's dense forest is broken as the sharp barks of steam locomotive stacks fill the air. On the point of this morning's 13-car, Train No. 2 is GCRY 29 and 496... (more)
Grand Canyon Railway's steam locomotives #29 and #4960 tagged up together to provide one of the best railroading excursions this year. Here, GCRY 29 pumps out a lot of smoke as it leaves Quivero a... (more)
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Services across the United States, the Grand Canyon Railway ran both of their steam engines, double headed, to Grand Canyon National Park, o... (more)
As the sun sets below the horizon and the sunflowers fade into darkness, the last train of the day for the Grand Canyon Railway shoves back into the storage yard where the passenger set will sit o... (more)
After picking up the train robbers, GCRY's two operational steam locomotives bring the 13 car train from a dead stop on the grade at Quivero on the final stretch of the southbound trip to Williams... (more)
Monsoon Thunderstorms mix with the other thunder in the Arizona Northland, Grand Canyon Railway 4960.
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