It is almost 11PM and the sun is low on the horizon but will not set for another 35 minutes on this beautiful night. The low light really adds a nice dimension and a golden glow to the shot and th... (more)
On a great summer evening the empty coal id following the passenger train from Seward to Anchorage, seen here exiting the Spencer Valley area and the un-accessible part of the line from Seward. Th... (more)
The 5-days-a-week Anchorage-to-Fairbanks freight with ARR 4009 is seen crossing the Matanuska River on its evening run on a gorgeous spring evening.
ARR 4009 leads the Anchorage-to-Fairbanks freight across the Davis Highway on a beautiful spring evening.
The daily southbound Denali Star is running right on time as it leans into the curve at the exit of Elmendorf AFB. On the mountain top in the background is the remnant of Nike Site Summit, a Cold... (more)
The northbound Anchorage-to-Fairbanks freight cuts through Ft. Richardson with Operation Lifesaver unit ARR 4319 leading the way. The OLS sticker was attached to 4319's cab at some point last sum... (more)
The southbound Denali Star slinks through the confines deep within Ft. Richardson about 40 minutes from its destination in Anchorage. Unbeknownst to me at the time and very close to where I took ... (more)
Although the weather can be a bit dreary in the fall in Alaska the cloudy weather can really help saturate the fall colors. A southbound export coal rolls through Cantwell, AK on a cloudy afternoo... (more)
A southbound coal train travels along the shores of Turnagain Arm for about 40 miles between Anchorage and portage before turning inland for Seward, seen here at Rainbow.
The rear DPU units cross C Street in front of the Alaska Railroad General Office Building on the start of a beautiful summer morning. In the background is the Port of Anchorage.
The Glacier Discovery is an interesting train on the Alaska Railroad. It departs Anchorage and travels the branch to Whittier, departs Whittier and heads up the hill to Grandview to give access to... (more)
A special preseason run of the Glacier Discovery crosses Bird Creek on its southbound trek to Whittier.
ARR 4318 stretches out with the Coastal Classic over Twentymile River as a hooligan dipnetter and a fellow railfan look on.
The Coastal Classic is a little more than an hour into its daily southbound trip to Seward on a beautiful spring morning, seen here passing Bird Point.
ARR 4318 leads the Coastal Classic north toward Anchorage after spending the day in Seward. The train is seen here just north of Brookman.