Winters Last GaspNear the very end of March Southcentral Alaska got hit with its last good snow dump of the winter season. Nearly a foot fell in some places and the fresh afternoon... (more)
Springs is Avalanche season and there are plenty of slide zones on the Alaska RR such as this at MP 7.1 on the Whittier Branch. Just a few days earlier this slide was 30 feet across the RR. Thanks... (more)
This years winter was a bit more normal for Alaska although it was fairly rare to catch a train after a snowfall. I did on one such occasion manage to follow a train south after a recent snowfall ... (more)
A westbound MidTOWN Direct Train to Dover entering South Orange Train Station.
When I saw the call time of tonight's Seward Freight I thought I might get lucky and have the trains arrival at Potter along Cook Inlet might coincide the sunset. It was pretty close as ARR 4010 r... (more)
Alaska Railroad's northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight, 130N, is seen heading into Fairbanks, AK approaching University Avenue with a pair of headend SD70MACs, with another pair mid-train as ... (more)
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)
A westbound BNSF grain train passes Amtrak’s Empire Builder making its station stop at Essex, Montana, on December 24, 2007.
Amtrak 356 crosses over at the crest of Lake Hill with a southbound Hiawatha in December of 1994. A freight waits in the background while another is in the siding.
Amtrak's southbound Vermonter train #55 is heading for the Pan Am Southern connection at East Northfield, just a mile north of the Vermont/Massachusetts border in Vernon, Vermont on December 23.
A BNSF helper set consisting of two SD40-2s slowly backs toward a resting spot in the yard past the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex, Montana, on December 23, 2007. The Great Northern-inspired livery sur... (more)
During the blue hour on the eve of December 26, 2007, two BNSF helper sets sit and a spreader train sit quietly in the falling snow at Essex, Montana. Snow has pretty much buried Essex yard!
High winds blow snow everywhere on the eastern edge of Glacier National Park as an eastbound BNSF stack/autorack train struggles through Grizzley, Montana, on December 22, 2007.
Minutes prior to entering into the Land of Enchantment, Phase III Heritage #145 leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it negotiates the Wootton Curve on a beautifully crisp late December afternoon.