While out trying to take photos of Eagles catching their dinner I knew it wouldn't be too long until the northbound Coastal Classic made its way up Turnagain Arm towards Anchorage. Once I heard th... (more)
Alaska Railroad's ballast train is lead through Denali National Park, by GP40-2, 3003. One of only three locomotives left on the railroad, still in the black and gold, paint scheme.
A condensed, Denali Star Train, passes through Hurricane, Alaska. The shortened train, and the dead fireweed, signal that winter is near for the state. I would be leaving the Last Frontier, only f... (more)
The Alaska Railroad has no physical connection to the rest of the North American rail network. But that doesn't prevent them from having a robust interchange. The ... (more)
Alaska Railroad 4015 "The Spirit of North Pole" in the shop at Anchorage, for new shoes.
As summer wanes the nights finally begin to get dark and the brilliance of the northern sky can be seen. Knowing that Aurora were forecast on this Friday night I pa... (more)
The Alaska State fair is always summer's last big hurrah in the Last Frontier. To help accommodate the 300,000 visitors (equivalent to about half the state's total popu... (more)
Alaska is overwhelming. Sometimes it's hard to capture the scope of it when out shooting trains. The magic of drone photography has really helped with this by offering ne... (more)
Sometimes you get lucky. I was out looking for some wildlife to photograph and found a large Bull Moose along the boardwalk at Potter Marsh. As I took a few shots and followed along the boardwalk ... (more)
A lengthy 120S starts onto the Whittier Branch and begin the 12 mile trek to Whittier and a date with the ARMs barge to Seattle. In the background is 20 Mile Valley including 20 Mile Glacier. In t... (more)
ARR switch job Anchorage Airport spur switching jet fuel cars.
Alaska Railroad's, Denali Star Train, departing northbound, from Denali National Park on a fine spring day.
Alaska Railroad 3002, serving as lead locomotive, for the railroads ballast train, is seen tied up, in the Healy Yard.
Alaska RR at the time unnamed Fairbanks Anchorage passenger train passing Birchwood.