The Usabeli Coal Train, crosses the Tanana River, on the 700-foot Mears Memorial Bridge. When it was built in 1923, it was the second longest single-span steel railroad bridge in the country. Pres... (more)
Alaska Railroad GP40-2 3007 leads SD70MAC 4318 past the restored Nenana depot in the morning hours of March 14. The train had come from the other side of the river at the higher elevation and hor... (more)
Northbound loaded coal train 188W is enroute back to Fairbanks from the Usibelli Mine as it snakes along the hillside at Nenana, Alaska. The train is led by SD70MAC 4318 and GP40-2 3007 as it str... (more)
Alaska Railroad train 188W is beginning to weave its way down to river floor level at Nenana, Alaska, as it crosses the Nenana River behind GP40-2 3007 and SD70MAC 4318. The train is enroute to U... (more)
The north freight, having departed Anchorage at 2010 the previous night, is crossing the Tanana River on the Mears Bridge at Nenana on a gloomy morning. It is not quite 0600 yet and this crew has ... (more)
ARR 4319 and the Aurora Winter Train cross over the Tanana River shortly after having departed Nenana. The sun has been slowly sinking into the cloud cover to the west and the train catches the l... (more)
After crossing the Tanana River the railroad arrives in the small town of Nenana. Although the sun is relative low on the horizon it is still more than two hours to sunset. In a somewhat unusual o... (more)
The south freight crosses the large bridge across the Tanana River in Nenana, just about 2 hours out of Fairbanks. This two man crew is still 10 hours away from their home terminal of Anchorage on... (more)
The northbound overnight Anchorage Fairbanks freight hits Nenana about first light and will soon cross the mighty Tanana River and continue the journey to Fairbanks.
An Alaska northbound manifest crosses the Tanana River in the early morning hours. This is the last easily accessible photo spot on the Alaska Railroad for the last 50 miles into Fairbanks.
Southbound oil from Fairbanks to Anchorage