The western Arizona sky glows bright as the sun dips behind the horizon as GCRY 4960 shoves its train back into the yard in preparation for tomorrow's train.
GCRY 4960 leads the first southbound steam train of the 2018 season out Quivero after picking up the cowboys for the final leg into Williams.
In the late afternoon sunlight, GCRY 4960 leads the southbound Williams Flyer across a small bridge just north of Willaha, AZ on February 17th, 2018.
After a long winter's nap, GCRY 4960 is back in action as it leads the northbound Williams Flyer out of Williams, AZ for the first time in 2018.
A steam show at sunset...in reverse!? After running around the wye at Williams, AZ, GCRY 4960 backs the entire train into the Williams Yard before returning to the locomotive shops for the night.
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)
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.
With his train well in hand, the engineer of GCRY 4960 briefly looks inside the cab at his steam pressure gauge before returning his gaze to the tracks ahead as Train No. 2 enters Red Lake.