It is 1050 on January 20th, 2018 and the sun has yet to clear the Chugach and Kenai Mountains but is promising to do so in the very near future. As I hear the southbound freight approaching my loc... (more)
While this shot is about a mile from my home I have had a very difficult time adding it to my database of ARR images. First, we just don't run that many trains in the winter on the south end of th... (more)
While making the drive to Seward I caught up with the Coastal Classic, also en route to Seward, and grabbed this shot along Kenai Lake. Not a bad addition to my drive south for a day cruise.
The Alaska Railroad crew aboard train 125N is seen backloading the CN-bound barge at the Port of Whittier with GP40-2s 3012, 3006 and GP38-2 2004 doing the honors. The trio of flat car spacer/idl... (more)
Alaska Railroad GP40-2 3007 leads SD70MAC 4318 past the restored Nenana depot in the morning hours of March 14. The train had come from the other side of the river at the higher elevation and hor... (more)
Northbound Whittier to Anchorage, Alaska freight train #125N is readying to depart from Whittier with a trio of geeps representing each of the Alaska Railroad paint schemes - GP40-2 3012 in the mo... (more)
The southbound Denali Express has discharged her cruise passengers and is crossing Whittier Creek as they pull into the Whittier yard to await their deadhead move to Anchorage. But first they must... (more)
A train of traditional freight cars rolls past the salt water pond in Portage. These cars were delivered to the Alaska Railroad via the Canadian barge service out of Prince Rupert and makes a roun... (more)
In a scene reminiscent of many a Christmas postcard, southbound coal loads head over Snow River on one of the most photogenic bridges on the entire Alaska Railroad. Typically dramatic Alaskan back... (more)
The ARR's annual Colony Christmas train has arrived at its destination, the historic downtown Palmer depot which now serves as a community center and in which is set up the annual holiday market a... (more)
GP38 2007 works the yard at Whittier. This town is the exchange point for the rest the rail network in North America, via a car ferry, one of which can be seen in the harbor in the background.