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.
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)
A Whittier bound freight makes the tight corner at McHugh Creek with a long freight in tow. This picture really shows the vastness that is Alaska. The train is following the shores of Turnagain Ar... (more)
ARR 3006 crosses C Street in front of the Alaska Railroad's General Office Building en-route to the APU spur to switch out several customers. The APU Spur is the closest thing o street running the... (more)
With the forecast for the week showing sour weather, rain, clouds, and cold, a few moments of sunshine was a blessing as Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery trots South along the Turnagain ... (more)
After a challenging 40 minute hike through bear infested woods that left us soaked from head to toe and exhausted, and a quick refresh course on Lumberjack 101 thanks to Blaze, we were rewarded wi... (more)
Over 7000 feet of manifest destined for Whittier and a barge for the lower 48 rolls along the Turnagain Arm a midst beautiful Fall colors on a gloomy Fall morning. Three of Alaska Railroad's beaut... (more)
Alaska Railroad runs a train from Anchorage to the state fair in Palmer on fair weekends.Here the fair train waits at Palmer for the trip back Anchorage.
Crossing the beautiful salmon-filled Placer Creek, Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discover is dwarfed by the majestic scenery of the Bear Valley.
The last State Fair train crosses the Matanuska River on its way to Palmer to take another load of fair goers back down to Anchorage.
The Glacier Discovery passes by Bird Point after meeting a northbound cruise train at Indian. The SD70MAC on the point was a treat as the train usually runs with a Geep at both ends.
A solo SD70 leads a very short HEX train into the depot at Anchorage.
One of the three remaining ARR geeps in as delivered black paint is hard at work unloading the barge on a typically dreary day in Whittier.