Coal empties snake north hugging the slim patch of land between the Seward Highway and the icy waters of the Turnagain Arm.
Southbound ARMS traffic, headed up by a couple of the Alaska Railroad's beautiful SD70MACs, makes good time along the Turnagain Arm, headed for the port city of Whittier. Just a few short hours la... (more)
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Almost at the end of the days journey, Engineer Carey has Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery well under control as they roll along the Fireweed at Potter and in just a few minutes will have an on... (more)
Alaska Railfanning. The Glacier Discovery works its way northbound along the scenic Turnagain Arm.
Export coal snakes south along the Turnagain Arm late in the day just as the sun is hitting the horizon.
The Alaska Railroad Coastal Classic heads southbound past the bird spotter's paradise of Potter's Marsh on a beautiful Alaska morning.
A pair of Alaska GP40-2s lead a southbound nearly 7,000 foot long empty container/freight train from Anchorage to Whittier to meet the arrival of the CN barge from Prince Rupert, BC with the next ... (more)
After spending a fair amount of time in Alaska one can usually count on SB freight headed for Whittier on either Tuesday or Wednesday. Here we see the Tuesday freight with over 7,000' feet of cont... (more)
In stark contrast to the gleaming SD70MACs and spotless blue and yellow passenger trains commonly associated with the Alaska Railroad, two well-worn GP40-2s, still in the black and yellow colors o... (more)
The northbound Glacier Discovery Train is framed by the Chugach Mountains, the Turnagain Arm, and the New Seward Highway as it heads homeward toward Anchorage on a beautiful Alaskan summer ... (more)
A northbound Alaska RR work train, complete with a classy looking caboose on the rear, rumbles northbound at Beluga Point.
Dwarfed by the Chugach Mountains, the Alaska Railroad Easter Train makes its southbound journey from Anchorage to Portage as it passes along the shores of the Turnagain Arm south of Potter.