The southbound journey of the Coastal Classic has miles and miles of shoreline running, including both ocean and lake side shorelines. Seen here along the shore of Kenai Lake about an hour out of ... (more)
The Glacier Discovery heads north towards Anchorage on what has become the summer of a lifetime. There have been more sunny days this summer then the last three summers combined. In the background... (more)
The pride of the Alaska Railroad passenger service, the Denali Star crosses Riley Creek Trestle with the boundaries of Denali National Park. Upon crossing the trestle the train will arrive at the ... (more)
Pioneer Peak, near Palmer, AK towers over the northbound Fairbanks bound freight. Tonight's train is left Anchorage at 2015 and will arrive in Fairbanks around 0730. Most days the railroad is able... (more)
In glorious evening light a southbound BNSF freight passes a ballast train in the siding at Spruce. Spring time in Colorado is a great time to get trackside and enjoy the fine show of railroading ... (more)
On a recent trip home to Colorado I was able to re-visit a few of my favorite places on the Jointline as seen here at a location known as the Sag a few miles north of Palmer Lake. A southbound coa... (more)
A northbound coal train crosses beneath the only signal bridge of its kind on the Alaska Railroad just minutes from arrival in Anchorage.
An Alaska Railroad ballast train negotiates the south leg of the Wye at Portage, having just cleared the mainline for a southbound passenger train. Their chore for the day will be to spread ballas... (more)
An empty coal train is en-route back to Anchorage and will then be forwarded to Healy for another load. Seen here at Bird Point, this particular location can only be accessed during low tide and w... (more)
The overnight freight has just arrived Anchorage from Fairbanks and because Flint Hills Refinery is the railroad's largest customer the railroad will use the road power to spot the tank farm with ... (more)
A MAC and a GP40 are being prepared for the first Seward passenger train of the season. Seen here at Shed 1 with the Chugach mountains in the background.
Alaska Railroad's southbound Denali Star is a few minutes away from their Denali Park Station stop as the passengers enjoy the few along the Nenana River in a very scenic part of Alaska.
One of my favorite trains exits tunnel one on the Moffat Route en-route to Winter Park.
Under the watchful eyes of a couple of photographers Nevada Northern RS-3 puts together the days photo freight. A day well spent for all who attended.
A train of boxcars heads north through the US Air Force Academy on a nice spring day.