The line between Anchorage and Seward isn't used very often during the winter except for the weekly trains to Whittier and the occasional train from Seward. Since the Port of Anchorage is frozen i... (more)
If one were to peruse my collection of photos on RPN they would see that over the years I have shot numerous trains here. Mostly passenger trains in the Summer and Fall with an occasional work tra... (more)
An extra company work train has two Geeps and two spreaders, one on each end, as they set about clearing the mainline and siding at Hurricane after an earlier snow fall. With roughly 5 hours of da... (more)
It isn't often that the Alaska Railroad runs a daylight freight between Fairbanks and Anchorage, especially in the winter. And I suppose this is barely daylight but it is 4:11 PM there just isn't ... (more)
Alaska Railroad spreader 9 has the left wing out and is sculpting the snow banks along the main at Hurricane. A powerful winter storm the day before Thanksgiving had trapped a train north of Talke... (more)
After helping free a snow bound train north of Talkeetna the snow fleet with spreaders 8 & 9 and GP40-2s 3010 & 3007 were sent further north to clear sidings as far north as Healy. Seen here arriv... (more)
Alaska Railroad locomotive in heritage scheme leads this special passenger train for the NRHS convention in Alaska.
A visitor from the northwest enjoys the afternoon sun at the Lake Superior Transportation Museum.
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. The remaining three GP40-2s in original paint were assigned as the sole power to the company work train. Unfortunately they departed Anchorage with just two... (more)
The Alaska Railroad has decided to upgrade the APU spur and as such has been replacing track panels between the AK Mill and CEI. Today I caught the company work train backing down the spur to ball... (more)
There is still a bit of fall color hanging around Alaska and the back lighting helps to show it off along with the jointed rail along Turnagain Arm at Indian. The company work train has just made ... (more)
Whittier bound freight crossing the 20 Mile River.
The Hurricane Turn sits awaiting departure.
Glacier Discovery heading home.
The prime movers of two SD70MAC's have been shut down after a successful load test, and blue flags removed, as the Alaska Railroads' Anchorage Shops return to peacefulness.