The daily Glacier Discovery runs south at Beluga Point with a rather short train. This was a busy morning with 8 trains passing in or out of Anchorage in just 5 hours, a welcome feeling of glutto... (more)
A trio of ARR's first-purchase SD70MACs leads a small freight toward Seward where there's a much larger freight fresh off the barge waiting to be hauled back north to Anchorage.
2 loads, 5 empties, and 3 MACs...a southbound mini-freight heading to a waiting barge for a pick-up skirts the shores along the Turnagain Arm. While not the most robust train one will see on the ... (more)
ARR 4013 leads the charge on another southbound Seward freight at Beluga Point. This was the third day in a row that saw a Seward freight hitting the steel which only happens during the winter an... (more)
The daily Coastal Classic is on its return leg to Anchorage after spending the day in Seward. The shores of the Turnagain Arm, the railroad tracks, and the Seward Highway are in close proximity l... (more)
Coal empties snake north hugging the slim patch of land between the Seward Highway and the icy waters of the Turnagain Arm.
Check us out at Alaska Railfanning! A charter train for transportation specialists from across the Un... (more)
Alaska Railfanning. The Glacier Discovery works its way northbound along the scenic Turnagain Arm.
Export coal snakes south along the Turnagain Arm late in the day just as the sun is hitting the horizon.