RailPictures.Net Photo: ARR 4326 Alaska Railroad EMD SD70MAC at Anchorage, Alaska by Dave Blaze...
 
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Alaska Railroad (more..)
EMD SD70MAC (more..)
South end of Anchorage Yard (more..)
Anchorage, Alaska, USA (more..)
February 26, 2011
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ARR 4326 (more..)
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Dave Blaze... (more..)
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Every year the city of Anchorage hosts a two week long celebration called Fur Rendezvous...or Rondy as it's known. This is a winter carnival and the city's biggest celebration of the year. The first weekend always features fireworks down near the mouth of Ship Creek that draw a large crowd. The location of the launch necessitates shutting down rail operations at the south end of the ARR's main classification yard and moving all haz-mat cars out of the "fall out" area. Since nothing was moving at the south end it was a perfect time for an impromptu photo shoot with a string of SD70MACs just in from a freight run. This was my first attempt ever shooting fireworks, what do you think? Note: the photographer is a railroad employee with permission to be on the property and was wearing all required PPE while taking this photograph.
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