On December 22 a plow train was called to clear the tracks between Hurricane and Cantwell. With a limited amount of daylight to work with, about 4.5 hours in total, I tried my best to capture the ... (more)
In Broad Pass, Alaska on December 22 I wouldn't say there are a lot of possibilities for train photos. With the limited daylight hours let alone sunshine not to mention the scarcity of trains, it ... (more)
One of four GP 35's on the roster, as well as the only GP 30, are first two units on a southbound work extra at Broad Pass.
Following a loaded coal train south from Healy is challenging enough without having to contend with sucker holes. Unfortunately I lost the battle here as the train crests the summit of Broad Pass ... (more)
One of the first sun holes of the day is perfectly timed with the southbound Denali Star as it slows to meet the northbound at Broad Pass. This area is being reworked to have a over pass put in ov... (more)
A southbound coal load is tucked away in the siding at Broad Pass, while on the mainline the Denali Explorer, a train for cruise passengers passes on the mainline. In the distance you can see the ... (more)
Alaska Railroad is a small railroad but still manages to field three distinct paint schemes, two of them seen here. The 3003 wears the oldest and 3011 the newest. Today the two power a short work ... (more)
The passengers on the Southbound Denali Star are enjoying the fall colors on a mild Alaskan Fall day.
The weather is rainy and foggy all along the railbelt on this Saturday in the Last Frontier, but for a few minutes it is still dry here just north of Broad Pass at MP 305.5 on the Alaska Railroad'... (more)
#4016 & 4013 on northbound freight near Broad Pass, AK.