"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)
A silhouette with both Grand Canyon Railway steam engines 2-8-0 #29 and 2-8-2 #4960 over Miller's Wash (near MP 35). For the last run-by of the day, I also opted for silhouette. A great Lerro Prod... (more)
Both Grand Canyon Railway steam engines 2-8-0 #29 and 2-8-2 #4960 are charging through Willaha (MP 37.7) with their consist of 8 heavy Harriman commuter cars. The North Rim of the Grand Canyon can... (more)
The southbound "Grand Canyon Limited", pulled by the Montreal Locomotive Works FPA-4 (Alco Design) instead of the F40 locomotives (per request of Lerro Productions for a two-day steam ph... (more)
Under clearing skies, Grand Canyon Railway No.4960 shows off her side profile as she crosses though one of the lowest points on the Grand Canyon Line at Millers Wash. Pan shot at 1/30 of a second
Performing their first railfan doubleheader in nearly 12 years (Last one in 2005?) Grand Canyon Railway 29 and 4960 pound over one of the many trestles in Miller's Wash on their return to Williams... (more)
While the chimney of this long abandoned fireplace in this forsaken home no longer exists, it is replaced with the one of the 4960 on a full speed runby at the siding of Willaha, Arizona.
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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.
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)
GCR Train #3 at Willaha.
Where The Deer And The Antelope Play. GCRY 4960 rolls south through the wide open spaces of northern Arizona, where deer and antelope often run alongside and even in front of the tr... (more)
Open Space. Leaving the South Rim, the GCRY winds its way through Coconino Canyon. Eventually, however, the scenery levels out and becomes the open desert seen here at Willaha sidi... (more)
One Last Runby. After a long day of runbys, GCRY 4960 heads into the setting sun for one last photo before we head back to Williams.
The Need For Speed. After spending much of a sunny Sunday shooting the twists and turns of Coconino Canyon, our charter went in the hole at Willaha to clear up for the regular south... (more)