Alaska Railroad's northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight, 130N, is seen heading into Fairbanks, AK approaching University Avenue with a pair of headend SD70MACs, with another pair mid-train as ... (more)
One of three remaining black Alaska Railroad GP40-2s - ARR 3001 (the other two are 3003 and 3006) - is seen with GP40-2 3010 working the Fairbanks, Alaska yard on the morning of March 14, 2017.
Alaska Railroad locomotive in heritage scheme leads this special passenger train for the NRHS convention in Alaska.
188's power a Mac and a GP40 sit outside the shops on a cold and misty night.
A pair of matching Geeps idle just east of the Fairbanks shop building as we roll out of town at 0820 on the southbound Denali Star bound for Anchorage some 355 miles south. In the foreground we a... (more)
2005 one of the Billboard GP38-2's, 2006 a newer painted GP38-2 and 4322 lay over outside the shops in Fairbanks with a light rain falling.
The hostlers have taken over for the road crew on the 130N, they have just yarded the train and now take the pair of MAC's to be turned as the Denali Star is almost ready to depart for Anchorage.
As their last move of the day, the 459 job pulls empty coal cars from UAF to take back to the yard. The sky still has a nice blue tint even though the sun has been set for over two hours.
2007 switches coal loads and empties at the east end of the yard in Fairbanks. Coal is still the main source of power in this part of Alaska with several power plants in the Fairbanks area.
With the long over night trip from Anchorage to Fairbanks almost over the pair of Mac's reflect in a pond west of Fairbanks with a large cut of pigs on the head end.
Tanana Valley Railroad No. 1 poses with some mining equipment in Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska, during the 2013 NRHS Convention night photo session. At the time (and at this writing), the litt... (more)
Former US Army Alco RS-1s that were shrouded for use on ARR passenger trains in the 1950s. Unit 1072 is shown with "B" unit 1053 at Fairbanks.
Railroading at 30 below! - A pair of GP38s lug a long string of loaded tank cars over the Chena River bridge on their way back from North Pole (home of the Flint Hills Refinery - ARR's larg... (more)
Arctic Railroading - Well, not quite. Fairbanks is 125 miles south of the arctic circle, but with temperatures dipping routinely to 30 or 40 below zero you wouldn't know the difference! I... (more)
Railroading at 30-below! - It is 30 degrees below zero and dropping on a Tuesday afternoon in Alaska's second largest city. A lone yard unit is coupled to a long string of TOFC flats and h... (more)