A matched trio of GP40-2s swings around the bend for a jaunt down the straight stretch leading to the siding at Brookman. This is what the first day of spring looks like in Alaska...yeah, we're s... (more)
What better way to usher in Spring in Alaska than chasing a train to Whittier under sunny skies? A trio of GP40-2s leads this long freight around the bend in Rainbow as it skirts along the Turnag... (more)
Learn more at Alaska Railfanning! The Spirit of Seward leads a four-pack of SD70MACs and a st... (more)
Follow us at Alaska Railfanning! The barges are in! Winter is a notoriously slow time for the Alask... (more)
After working the yard for several hours, ARR 2003 takes a break and basks in the morning sunlight which belies the brisk -16°F ambient temperature. This unit was built for Penn Central in 1969 a... (more)
The Alaska Railroad is cool in so many different ways that it should come as no surprise that even their Jersey Barriers are cool! The ARR logo is imprinted into these little concrete walls, and ... (more)
An eventual Seward-bound freight pops and hisses in the -16°F morning temps, waiting for a crew to take it on the journey south out of Anchorage. There are few unobstructed views along the Anchor... (more)
BLE 906 and BLE 904 lead 141 ore empties all out through Saginaw.
ARR 4006 leads its 5000' freight over the Snow River, about to tackle the steep 2%-plus grade awaiting it before the final descent in to Seward.
Learn more at Alaska Railfanning! I have absolutely no issue waiting 45 minutes in 0°F temps to capt... (more)
Learn more at Alaska Railfanning! The Spirit of Anchorage leads a 5000' freight train south t... (more)
Check us out at Alaska Railfanning! A charter train for transportation specialists from across the Un... (more)
Join us at Alaska Railfanning! A matched pair of MACs just emerged from the 5,050' long Portage Tunn... (more)
A pair of SD70MACs works south just north of Whittier Junction on their way to Whittier to pick up a train. Summer is most definitely gone in The Last Frontier. While it still looks Autumn'ish i... (more)
Join us at Alaska Railfanning! I was out to catch what I thought was the last gravel train of the se... (more)