The northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight eases across the Matanuska River just a little under an hour into the 350 mile long trip into the interior of Alaska.
A lengthy lumber train off the barge in Seward rolls along the shores of Turnagain Arm and into the setting sun on a fantastic late winter's day. Although it is winter in this scene there is still... (more)
BNSF’s Cowley turn out of Greybull, Wyoming, rumbles along the vertical walls of rugged Sheep Canyon on the morning of June 22, 2017. The northbound local is passing milepost 414 on BNSF’s Casper ... (more)
There is one round trip passenger train to Seward each day in the summer. We left the house and headed for Seward about the same time the train left the depot in Anchorage. We spent the day in Sew... (more)
A westbound UP stack train crosses the Cienega Creek Wash and UP's Track Two on the old El Paso & Southwestern bridge.
A southbound Princess Lines cruise train flies by the 2,511 foot long siding at Brookman.
A southbound cruise train passes the popular tourist lookout point known as Beluga Point on its journey to the Port of Whittier.
The summer has not gotten off to a good start here in the Last Frontier. Plenty of dark dreary skies and rain, lots of rain. So when you get a sunny afternoon you make the most of the opportunity.... (more)
An Alaska Railroad freight pops out of the Portage Tunnel, crosses Placer Creek, and rolls through Bear Valley and will soon enter the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel. A 2.5 mile road/rail tunnel t... (more)
An empty rock train heads for Richards Spur, MN
Pulling hard up the long grade through Norman cut, CSX G199-05 (Olney,IL-Marietta,GA/GNRR) is approaching the town of Tullahoma, TN (MP J-65.9) heading south on the CSX Chattanooga Sub. The loaded... (more)
The lead locomotive begins the crossing of the Hurricane Guch bridge with the creek some 296 feet below. It is quite the sight on this day.
A KCS Belle makes a rare appearance on a CSX intermodal heading south down the River Sub headed for northern New Jersey. Trailing unit is CSX 5441.
A BNSF coal train weaves its way through the Nebraska Sandhills farm country as the livestock continues to graze without a care.
While making the drive to Seward I caught up with the Coastal Classic, also en route to Seward, and grabbed this shot along Kenai Lake. Not a bad addition to my drive south for a day cruise.