The weather as well as the Alaska Railroad hasn't cooperated much this year, well at least in so far as allowing me to combine the two for a decent photo. But at long last the two come together as... (more)
An hour and thirteen minutes after leading the Glacier Discovery out of Portage Tunnel enroute to Whittier, ARR 3010 is on the tail end as the Discovery is headed back north through the Portage Tu... (more)
Hey, look...a train running in the winter in Alaska under sunny skies! That combination is hard to come by in the winter of 2013/14 thus far as train movements have all but evaporated this season... (more)
GP40-2 in original paint accentuates what remains of the fall colors as this northbound freight for Anchorage rolls along the shores of Turnagain Arm in the small town of Indian on a fairly warm f... (more)
With just a hint of what remains of the fall colors the second freight of the day from the barge in Whittier rolls north with the balance of the interchange from the lower 48. While most of the tr... (more)
Engineer Bill Bivins gives the photographer a friendly wave on a beautiful fall day. With the sun shining and the colors at peak it was a great day to be with camera in hand.
The NRHS Charter train returns from a day in Seward. From what I heard the convention was a major success, the railroad did a good job of putting all the pieces together including several rare mil... (more)
A loaded gravel train has a green signal to enter the main at Matanuska Junction while meeting the NRHS charter train a beautiful but crisp fall morning in the 49th state. I think the convention g... (more)
A Whittier-bound freight heads over Twentymile River under the control of ARR 3006, 1 of only 3 units left in the original black and yellow paint. Thanks to fellow RP contributor Frank Keller for... (more)
Nearing the end of a long day of running around the state, the Countdown Unit starts the last leg of its day northbound toward Anchorage after a stop in Whittier.
ARR 4321 backs a Princess Cruises Train off the south leg of the wye in Portage after a brief visit to Whittier. In the background, Explorer Glacier hangs out in the Chugach Mountains.
It's the Coastal Classic and it's breezing north through Portage!
The northbound Denali Star is parked in front of the historic Anchorage Depot .
The Glacier Discovery sits waiting to depart for Anchorage.
The Coastal Classic hustles through Portage on its way north back to Anchorage.