The southbound Denali Star arrives at Denali National Park.
Just cant beat the spectacular scenery of the Turnagain Arm on a beautiful sunny morning. ARR 4327 leads the Coastal Classic alongside the Seward Highway on its trip down to Seward Alaska.
Its around 10 PM and the Denali Star train shoves back into the yard after arriving in from Fairbanks Alaska.
Its a smokey afternoon in Anchorage due to out of control wildfires in Alaska but that does not affect this empty rock train taking a rest in the siding.
ARR 4006 "The Spirit of Anchorage" is the DPU on an empty northbound rock train tied up in the siding.
Another passenger train heads south passing an empty rock train in the siding at the Klatt Road grade crossing in Anchorage Alaska.
ARR 2003 sits while the crew swaps to the other locomotive as the switching work continues outside of the refinery in North Pole Alaska.
A local rolls through the Christmas theme village of North Pole Alaska on its way south to work the refinery in town and a power plant at the Eielson Air Force Base further down the branch. Wildfi... (more)
The Hurricane Turn train is tied up in Talkeetna on a beautiful afternoon. This is a former Amtrak F40PH.
After working the refinery complex just south of North Pole, the local comes back onto the mainline to grab a cut of coal hoppers to take further south on the Eielson Branch.
The wildfire smoke is really bad on this morning in Fairbanks as a local with a pair of Alaska Railroad GP38-2's hits the elevated curve at Rentals Street on its way to North Pole Alaska.
The Holland America cruise train has just departed the Denali Park Depot as it approaches the Park Road grade crossing on its way up to Fairbanks Alaska.
A view of the head end of the Glacier Discovery train just north of the Grandview Whistle Stop. We are rolling north back to the Portage Depot.
The Coastal Classic rounds the curve in Indian Alaska on its way to Seward Alaska.
The Glacier Discovery train departs Portage shoving back to Whittier to pick up passengers and then will depart Whittier for the trip up to Anchorage.