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)
ARR 32 is about to enter Portage Tunnel with the Glacier Discovery as it works north toward Portage.
ARR 3010 leads the Glacier Discovery out of the Portage tunnel as it works its way south over Placer Creek toward its destination in Whittier.
Follow us at Alaska Railfanning! ARR 3010 leads a lengthy freight out of the 5,050'-long Portage Tun... (more)
Join us at Alaska Railfanning! A matched pair of MACs just emerged from the 5,050' long Portage Tunn... (more)
Headin' Home - Two of the last three GP40-2s to wear their 1975 as delivered black and yellow paint lead a short 39 car - 3073 ft train north toward Anchorage. The train is at MP F5.7 and... (more)
A northbound Whitter-Anchorage freight train rolls out of the tunnel at Bear Valley as it begins to skirt the glacier-fed waters of Portage Creek on the way to the wye at Portage Junction where it... (more)
Two GP40-2s have their 7000+ foot train in complete control as they exit Portage Tunnel and cross Placer Creek with the imposing Chugach Mountains looming behind. The train will soon pass through ... (more)
With 82 loads of northbound freight in tow, The Spirit of Alaska has just traversed the 2.5 mile Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel from Whittier and crosses the scenic Placer Creek trestle. Th... (more)
Northbound freight off of the port at Whittier behind a pair of SD70MACs crosses Placer Creek at Bear Valley as it begins the journey to Anchorage and points north.
A sparkling clean SD70MAC leading the charge, the southbound Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train is just a few miles from its next stop at Whittier as it heads across Placer Creek amids... (more)
The Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery train crosses a trestle, about to duck into the Whittier Tunnel