While the rest of the Trip is off shooting the Canyon, I stumble over to the depot to grab a shot of the train. Unfortunatly, the snow has already been disturbed by vehicle and foot traffic, but... (more)
One of the Grand Canyons new F40s. I would have rather seen steam this day, but was in the wrong place at the wrong time. I'll take what I can get!
The Grand Canyon Railway train arriving at the Grand Canyon National Park depot area.Today the #239 was added to the train,since one of the alcos had problems enroute.
The "Chief" races through Quivero Arizona as a fire near the South Rim of the Canyon burns off in the distance...it a few seconds the train will slow down and stop, to be "robbed", just like it is... (more)
I remember as a youngster in the early 1970s walking along these tracks when they were quite rusty and disused. It's not common that you can visit an abandoned stretch of track, and then 30 years... (more)
239 passes by the 3 P42s that were power for the AOE which was sitting in Williams while the passengers rode the Grand Canyon Railway. The F40 provided HEP while the P42s were serviced. The bridge... (more)
239 inches forward, under a 76 gas station sign over the hill of the BNSF Phoenix line, and across the old Route 66. The engine is now labeled "F40FH" after being regeared to freight locomotive sp... (more)