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)
In Broad Pass, Alaska on December 22 I wouldn't say there are a lot of possibilities for train photos. With the limited daylight hours let alone sunshine not to mention the scarcity of trains, it ... (more)
On a very cold morning, -20 degrees, the Fairbanks yard sends a yard job the 15 or so miles to the North Pole to deliver some fuel cars to the former refinery now distribution center. Seen here at... (more)
Earlier I posted a shot of this train crossing Hurricane Gulch. What was even more amazing was that this train was trailing a caboose. The Alaska RR work trains still use 1 of the 3 still in servi... (more)
A former Alaska Railroad RDC2 brings up the rear of a North Shore Scenic Railway excursion train as it leaves downtown Duluth for a trip along the shore of Lake Superior.
While I have taken more than a few shots from this location of passenger trains this is the first freight I have managed to catch crossing one of the most iconic bridges on the Alaska RR. And it a... (more)
Having just completed its work at the Denali Park depot, the ARR's flagship passenger train immediately sails over the 570 ft long bridge as it starts the rest of its journey to Anchorage, 230 mil... (more)
The colors are wildly ablaze in the Last Frontier in the waning days of summer signaling the end of passenger season on the Alaska Railroad. This year I went back for another shot at the Turn on ... (more)
The colors are wildly ablaze in the Last Frontier in the waning days of summer signaling the end of passenger season on the Alaska Railroad. A lone unit is working hard pulling 8 luxury domes own... (more)
On a cloudy but warm night the 5 nights a week north freight to Fairbanks crosses the Matanuska River, roughly 20 miles into a 350 mile 12 hour journey.
The Denali Star Train, crosses the Nenana River, in Ferry, Alaska.
It's the hottest time of the year, so cool off with this chilly image of an Alaska Railroad lumber drag departing Seward on a late February morning. Recent snowstorms have dumped several feet of s... (more)
ARR 4325 with a five car Holland America HEX train, passes through the daylighted windy tunnel, in route to Denali National Park, to pick up passengers, to take to Anchorage, Alaska.
ARR 4318 leads Princess Cruise Lines DEX train, bound for Whittier, Alaska, for a meet with a cruise ship.