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.
"Alaska State Fair"
The Alaska State Fair train departs Palmer on the way to Anchorage.
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)
In a rare break of sunlight on my recent trip to Alaska the "Spirit of North Pole" leads the southbound Denali Star through Eklunta on the way... (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.
One of Alaska Railroad's 4000 series SD70MACs sits over the pit in the heavy repair shop. Notice the over-sized snow plow for dealing with those Alaskan winter... (more)
The company work train is about to cross the Parks Highway just about a mile or two south of Hurricane where they will tie up for the night. They train is moving material for the overpass that is ... (more)