Running several hours late the and passengers being bussed to Anchorage the HEX shoves towards the coach yard and shops just as the sun ducks below the thick rain clouds.
A pair of GP40-2's sit outside the shops including 3006, which is one of just 3 Black and Gold GP40's left on the railroad.
ARR 2001 runs light along Ship Creep while doing some switching on a beautiful fall morning. Looking across, Cook Inlet, the mountain in the center of the background is Mount Susitna (4396 ft high... (more)
There aren't too many places where you can find a gritty industrial yard with snow capped peaks for a backdrop. On this beautiful Sunday morning, 2 Geeps were working the Anchorage yard. Here 2001... (more)
The ARR isn't all gleaming passenger trains, here a Geep goes about switching a flatcar loaded with axle sets passing an old warehouse complex.
Freshly-painted ARR 3012 chills at the diesel shop in the ARR Anchorage Yard with a couple of MAC stablemates.
The sharp looking 3012 departs Anchorage with the state fair train as it crosses ships creek.
On a cool late summer night the 4013 under goes some work inside the large ARR shops in Anchorage.
3003 and 2003 make up a nice looking work train at the north end of the yard, waiting out a nice evening and holiday weekend.
Fresh from the paint booth, ARR 3012 sits in front of the diesel shop in the yard in Anchorage. 3012 is the first unit to be painted locally in quite some time, and, sadly, she was the last GP40 ... (more)
Alaska Railroad's Anchorage Yard basically sits between downtown Anchorage and Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson. Every other year the base hosts Artic Thunder Air Show featuring among others the Th... (more)
The AS&G Gravel train blows through Anchorage Yard en-route to the dump site on a warm summer morning.
The final few passengers take their time boarding the Denali Star at the depot in downtown Anchorage. This train would depart on time 17 minutes later.
The daily HEX departs Anchorage northbound over Ship Creek.
The Denali Star is 20 minutes from departure as it basks in the morning sunshine in downtown Anchorage.