The Grand Canyon Railway steam doubleheader smokes it up a bit as it climbs out of Red Lake.
On September 21, 2019 Grand Canyon Railway 29 & 4960 doublehead on the Williams Flyer
Grand Canyon Railway has operated Double Header Steam on it's Anniversary yesterday. The lead loco was 2-8-0, an ALCO that is seen in this photograph
The final miles! Todays steam double header crosses over one of the numerous wooden tresstles along the GCRY right-of-way as they approch the City of Williams Arizona as todays events begin to wra... (more)
Having just left the South Rim, GCRY #29 leads the Steam Double header back towards the Williams, AZ.
Peek-a-boo, the second train of the day has just arrived to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Meanwhile, the two stars of the show sit at the head end of thier train waiting on their depature tim... (more)
Resting between runs, the GCRY 29 has just been filled up with water nearby and has backed back up to her train. The 3:30 depature time is only a hour away, to take her train back to Williams, AZ.... (more)
Robbed! After the robbers have boarded thier train, the GCRY steam double header continues south toward Williams, AZ as they get back up to speed.
To join todays celebration at the south rim of the Grand Caynon, BNSF Railway brought a 5 car office car special to the rim. After dropping the cars futher back the unit was left at the opposite e... (more)
Today marks the 30th annaversiry of the Grand Canyon Railway being reopened to the now know Grand Canyon Railway. GCRY #29 leads the first canyon bound passenger train of the day as it passes thou... (more)
Golden smoke show! GCRY 29 puts on a classic smoke show as she begins to slow while pushing back her train.
Continuing to shove, the GCRY steam double header pushes thier train back across the Williams wye so that they can park the train in the yard.
With the first day of steam in the books, GCRY 29 shows it train out toward the wye to prepare the consist for tomorrow's trip to the Grand Canyon powered by GCRY 4960. As the little 2-8-0 shoves ... (more)
Doubleheaded Blowdown. As GCRY 29 and GCRY 4960 pull their train out of the railway's Williams storage tracks prior to shoving the train back to the depot, the engineers on both locomotives... (more)
A Magical Ending. Following four epic, consecutive days of steam locomotives operating on the Grand Canyon Railway, powered by none other than GCRY 29 and GCRY 4960, who would have thought ... (more)