ARR 4008, one of the Alaska Railroad's first-generation SD70MACs, leads the Denali Star into Anchorage during the final few seconds of its 12-hour journey from Fairbanks. First time I've seen a n... (more)
ARR 3009 leads the Glacier Discovery around the curve just north of the Rainbow siding.
Learn more at Alaska Railfanning. The northbound Glacier Discovery works through the picturesque sce... (more)
The short Glacier Discovery makes its daily return trip north toward Anchoarge behind ARR 3009. ARR 32 brings up the rear of this train.
Alaska Railfanning. The Glacier Discovery works its way northbound along the scenic Turnagain Arm.
ARR 4321, affectionately dubbed the Countdown Unit, leads another Denali Star southbound on a picture-perfect summer evening. I'm still trying to wrap my head around the fact that I actually live... (more)
The Countdown Unit leads the Denali Star under Vandenberg Dr. on Elmendorf AFB. Follow along or share your trackside experiences in The Last Frontier at Railroad: Alaska RailroadLocomotive: EMD SD70MACLocation: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, USALocomotive #: ARR 4321Train ID: Denali StarPhoto Date: June 19, 2012
The Spirit of Delta Junction leads a rock train south toward Anchorage. The Alaska Railroad runs these rock trains CP-style with one unit up front and one on the back.
ARR 4320 leads a Princess Cruises passenger train south around the curve in Chugiak.
ARR 3001 and ARR 3006, two of the last three remaining Alaska Railroad Geeps to sport the as-delivered black and yellow paint scheme, have been paired together for the past few weeks and tend to h... (more)
Showers continue to fall on the Chugach Mountains while the sun makes a much-appreciated appearance over the Anchorage Yard on a pleasant late Spring evening. The Denali Star is seen here a coupl... (more)
The first unit from ARR's second order of SD70MACs leads the southbound Denali Star on the final stretch of track before hitting the yard limit in Anchorage. Join us and share at Railroad: Alaska RailroadLocomotive: EMD SD70MACLocation: Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, USALocomotive #: ARR 4317Train ID: Denali StarPhoto Date: June 04, 2012
An on-time Denali Star rolls south through Elmendorf AFB just minutes from its destination at the Alaska Railroad depot in downtown Anchorage.
A pair of MACs leads a 3-car Aurora Winter Train north through Fort Richardson.
The class unit of Alaska Railroad's SD70MACs steps it out as it heads northbound through Wasilla after meeting the southbound Aurora Winter Train just south of town.