During last years gravel season the balloon track was removed at the Palmer load-out making it necessary for the crews to make a long back up move, so the RR re-instated one of the three remaining... (more)
It is not often that the Northern Lights are strong enough to overcome the light pollution of Alaska's largest city but on this day I was able to capture the lights as they flickered above Alaska ... (more)
Picture says it all. Alaska Railroad 4007 proudly displaying it's railroad's name on it's flanks.
3 MACs and GP40 lead a northbound train of sand along Turnagain Arm at MP 95 on a blustery winters day.
A lot of material at the baggage car at the Spencer Whistle Stop. At this place many passengers leave the train for trekking, walking or riverrafting
This car waits until the Southbound Denali Star has passed. The photo is taken from the open deck at the double deck car
The Alaska Railroad has more than a few large bridges. One of the more inaccessible ones is the one across the Eagle River located just a few miles north of Anchorage but deep within the confines ... (more)
That's symmetry: View at the trip from Anchorage to Seward through the panorama deck in the morning sun
Unusual situation: The passenger train waits until the freight train has left the track. I don't see a stop sign for the passenger train. The conductor watches the situation. The photo is taken fr... (more)
Working at the baggage car at Talkeetna
A lot of boats and one train at Whittier in the morning sun: He will picks up passengers from the cruise ship. The photo is taken from the 12th floor of the cruise ship 'Island Princess' at 6am
A lot of happy tourists at the rear of the Northbound Denali Star. We are standing on the open deck in the double-deck car of the Southbound Denali Star
The ARR's Seward Cruise Train is seen at the railroad's unique elevated station serving Anchorage International Airport. The train will soon depart the airport and begin the 114 mile journey to Se... (more)
One of a couple of MP15's on Alaska RR was switching jet fuel tank cars at Anchorage International Airport facility on the Airport Spur
The fall colors are beginning to take hold in Anchorage.