QAP Gravel empties roll north thru downtown Anchorage.
Each year the Alaska RR will run special passenger trains on the weekend to the Alaska State Fair in Palmer as a way to help alleviate traffic congestion in Palmer. The trains seem to be well rece... (more)
I had often looked at this location as a possible photo location but usually I wasn't equipped to wade through the bog to get the shot. Well, that changed last night when a buddy and I waded throu... (more)
Some day I hope to capture all three of the remaining black units together but for now this will have to do. 3006 and 3001, minus the 3003 have the work train in tow as they pass the defunct engin... (more)
In another view from the Bird Point area we see another coal train approximately a week later. The down turn in coal will really have an impact on the Alaska RR, as if we needed another, as these ... (more)
I have been doing some hiking around the Bird Point area recently and was rewarded with this shot of the south coal train headed for Seward on a beautiful August afternoon
Alaska RR Whittier Turn ready to depart Anchorage
Cruise train leaving Portage to Whittier
One week after my previous shot was another stellar day and again I headed out to try a shot of the north freight in a location I have been working on for some time. Still needs a little work but ... (more)
Freights north of Anchorage can be rather elusive with only 5 day service, late call times and often marginal weather during the summer when you have the best opportunity to actually see one. But ... (more)
Southbound Fairbanks Anchorage passenger arriving Anchorage
Bird point's spot always made me dream when I saw pictures here.
I realized this dream in coming here two weeks ago. One day I had a beautiful blue sky and an other day, this fantastic light thro... (more)
Beautiful spring morning near Denali National Park for this northbound freight approaching Cantwell seen from a new Hwy's bridge structure.
Dedication for Frank Keller.
A shiny Alaskan GP40-2 seats at the depot in a beautiful Alaskan Summer day.