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)
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.
The morning light finds GCRY 29 bringing the first northbound train of the day out of the small yard at Williams and onto the main prior to shoving back into the depot to board. This trip will mar... (more)
Working upgrade into Quivero, GCRY 4960 whistles for the upcoming grade crossing at it is framed with its rods down leaning into the curve.
When you walk up next to a full-sized steam locomotive, it's it's almost always something that towers over you. Now remembering how impressive that sight was for you, imagine the somewhat odd awe ... (more)
GCRY 29 and 4960 work hard upgrade as they bring their 13-car train into the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
With it's northbound trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon complete, GCRY 29 passes some summer color as leads Train No. 2 up the eastern leg of the wye to park and wait for Train No. 6. After... (more)
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)
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)