It is the last day of the year in Anchorage, AK. The weather isn't too bad a balmy 14 degrees everything looks good for a railfan photographer, well in most cases anyway, except this is Alaska in ... (more)
Alaska Railroad 3002 leads a barge train north along the shore of Cook Inlet. Alaska is big country and the scenery can really make the trains looks small. In the background are the Kenai Mountain... (more)
While out trying to take photos of Eagles catching their dinner I knew it wouldn't be too long until the northbound Coastal Classic made its way up Turnagain Arm towards Anchorage. Once I heard th... (more)
Alaska Railroad 4015 "The Spirit of North Pole" in the shop at Anchorage, for new shoes.
As summer wanes the nights finally begin to get dark and the brilliance of the northern sky can be seen. Knowing that Aurora were forecast on this Friday night I pa... (more)
Sometimes you get lucky. I was out looking for some wildlife to photograph and found a large Bull Moose along the boardwalk at Potter Marsh. As I took a few shots and followed along the boardwalk ... (more)
Tourists fresh from a Norwegian cruise ship load onto buses at Anchorage International Airport after a ride along the Alaska Railroad from Seward.
ARR switch job Anchorage Airport spur switching jet fuel cars.
A respectable mile long train of single stacked containers is nearing the end of its journey from Whittier to Anchorage. It's seen here on the mainline passing an SD70MAC on the adjacent Coastal ... (more)
"The Alaska Railroad"
A small Davenport 0-4-0 steam locomotive is displayed out in front of the Alaska Railroad's Anchorage Depot in honor of the completion of the rail... (more)
"Turning the Fair Train"
An Alaska Railroad relay crew turns and forwards the "State Fair Train" from Anchorage Yard to the Anchorage Depot. In just a short t... (more)
The southbound HEX arrives in Anchorage as they pass below the signals at CP-1147 with a solid train of McKinley Explorer charter cars in tow. The Jersey ba... (more)
"Notching Out of Town"
A trio of GP40-2s lead by one of three geeps wearing its as-delivered paint stretches the 120S through South Anchorage on the way to the Port of Whittier. ... (more)
Only F I ever saw riding on Alco trucks. It looks pretty cool and probably pulled better. Unfortunately I don't think any of the As got this treatment.