The Alaska Railroad has no physical connection to the rest of the North American rail network. But that doesn't prevent them from having a robust interchange. The ... (more)
A freight train bound for Whittier pops out of the 5,050'-long Portage Tunnel and into Bear Valley behind a classic black and yellow GP40-2. As an interesting note to this photo, take a look at t... (more)
A Whittier-bound freight heads over Twentymile River under the control of ARR 3006, 1 of only 3 units left in the original black and yellow paint. Thanks to fellow RP contributor Frank Keller for... (more)
ARR 3006 leads a long Whittier-bound freight through south Anchorage as it breezes by Alaska Sand & Gravel which sees a unit rock train 6 days a week.
Delivered new as ARR 3000 in 1975, ARR 3006 was re-numbered to its current I.D. later that same year. Without a little digging, you'd never know this is the class unit of ARR's GP40-2s! Here, 38... (more)
A Whittier-bound freight hugs the north shore of the Turnagain Arm and the Seward Highway as it works its way south on a beautiful Spring evening.
It is one day shy of a full moon on a spectacular clear and cold night in the last frontier. A mixed consist of a GP38-2 a GP40-2 and an SD70MAC sit on the head end of a southbound mixed freight ... (more)