ARR 3014 leads a Seward bound freight train about to pass under the Seward Highway at Bird Point, Alaska.
A rare (for the ARR) northbound Whittier to Anchorage high-wide special winds its way along the Turnagain Arm in a scene that could very easily be mistaken for June instead of February due to sout... (more)
On an absolutely stunning Spring morning Alaska Railroad's Coastal Classic rounds Bird Point with the morning train for Seward. The tide is out enabling this view of the train along the shore of T... (more)
The scenic byway from Anchorage to Seward is dotted with natural wonders along its full length. "Fee Stations," which operate on the honor system, help the state of Alaska maintain these recreatio... (more)
The ARR Coastal Classic heads south along the picturesque Turnagain Arm on a beautiful May morning; final destination: Seward. The train is replete with the newly introduced (for 2009) G... (more)
Alaska Railroads first passenger train of the morning is about to cross under the highway to Seward as the train itself makes its way to Seward. Interestingly the railroad is physically shorter th... (more)
A northbound freight extra from Whittier snakes its way northward toward Anchorage along the mud flats of the Turnagain Arm while the postcard-worthy beauty of the Alaskan wilderness frames the sc... (more)
Continuously welded rail is a rarity on the Alaska Railroad, but this stretch of track between Potter and Girdwood has recently been rebuilt, allowing the railroad to put ribbon rail and a class 1... (more)
Alaska Railroad GP38 2004 Rounds the big curve near Bird Point with a company ballast train including a caboose.
For much of its 32 mile stretch between Potter's Marsh and Girdwood, the Alaska Railroad mainline is snuggled between the scenic Seward Highway and the majestic Turnagain Arm. Here, the southbound... (more)
The Coastal Classic dome catches the glint of the setting Alaskan Sun
Less than twelve hours after arriving at the Port of Whittier aboard the Anchorage Provider barge from Seattle 80+ cars of general and intermodal freight are heading north along the Turnaga... (more)
With the Turnagain Arm and the imposing Chugach Mountains in the background, the ARR Glacier Discovery Train rolls north toward Anchorage. A grove of preserved trees, killed by saltwater in... (more)
Alaska RR 4317 leads the return leg of the Glacier Discovery train northbound along the Turnagain Arm near Bird Point.
The Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery Train winds its way north along the Turnagain Arm, with the imposing Chugach Mountains in the background. A small tidal bore, very common in the Turnag... (more)