A lot of happy tourists at the rear of the Northbound Denali Star. We are standing on the open deck in the double-deck car of the Southbound Denali Star
The ARR's Seward Cruise Train is seen at the railroad's unique elevated station serving Anchorage International Airport. The train will soon depart the airport and begin the 114 mile journey to Se... (more)
On its last-ever run this far north, the Alaska Railroad Palmer Turn runs light up the 10 mph Palmer Branch enroute to JD Steel, which was located at the end of the in-service track at more)
One of a couple of MP15's on Alaska RR was switching jet fuel tank cars at Anchorage International Airport facility on the Airport Spur
The fall colors have made their way south as seen here at Girdwood as a empty coal train rolls north en-route to Anchorage and then further north more another load. It was a beautiful fall afterno... (more)
On the morning on September 25, 2014 a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the Anchorage area. As a result all trains were stopped until the track, bridges etc. could be inspected. This resulted in th... (more)
The fall colors are beginning to take hold in Anchorage.
The fall colors in Alaska this year are in full force as seen here as the Alaska Railroad's premier passenger train the Denali Star crosses Riley Creek trestle en-route to Fairbanks on a nice Fall... (more)
A loaded export coal train heads south running right along the beautiful Turnagain arm.
A large road train from Fairbanks pulls up to the Junction for a recrew after a long night run from Fairbanks.
3003 leads a northbound work train through Matanuska Junction. 3003 is one of just 3 Black and Gold GP40-2's.
4014 leads a export coal train past the companies office in Anchorage across from the depot.
Fall colors are starting to really show in Denali with nice shades of yellows, in just a short time the colors will be at a full yellow peaking here.
After a day of almost nothing but clouds, they have cleared and left me with a very nice and sunny evening to chase trains. Here the fair train rolls down the Palmer branch as it pulls up to Matan... (more)
4008 is the DPU on today's QAP train as they unload at the stone yard off of C street. It will lead the trip back north to Kashwitna.