Next Stop: The Grand Canyon  Contributor's Pick!       
Two GCR F40FHs sit at the station in Williams, AZ. Tourists will soon board the train and head for the world famous Grand Canyon
Date: 8/30/2014 Location: Williams, AZ   Map Show Williams on a rail map Views: 375 Collection Of:   Jerremee Jones
Locomotives: GCRY 239(F40PHR) GCRY 539(2-8-2)    Author:  Jerremee Jones
Next Stop: The Grand Canyon
Picture Categories: Station,Steam,Passenger,Action This picture is part of album:  Arizona, New Mexico, And California
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Tom Davidson General The steam locomotive was Northern Pacific class W-3 no. 1762, built by Alco September, 1917. Sold to Spokane Portland & Seattle Ry. September, 1944, becoming SP&S 539. Donated to the City of Vancouver, WA for display, September, 1957. Eventually sold to the Grand Canyon Railway. She is the largest surviving N.P. steam locomotive; the only surviving N.P. 2-8-2; and one of only two existing SP&S steam locomotives. 10/14/2015 4:18:40 PM

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