One of Alaska's three remaining black GP40-2s has the honors of hauling the FRAs geometry inspection car DOTX 219 to Anchorage. The unique piece of equipment was ... (more)
"General Purpose Power"
A trio of GP40-2s lead a 7,000' southbound Whittier freight around the curve at Bird Point with one of Alaska's three remaining black geeps.
"Take the Train to the Fair"
During my visit to Alaska it was that time of year for the State Fair at Palmer. The fairgrounds are located right next to the end of the lin... (more)
With a week of unpredictable weather and heavy cloud cover it was nice to finally get a break in the sky to see some sunlight illuminate those colorful SD70M... (more)
"The Curve at Grandview"
Since the dawn of railroading in North America one of the biggest challenges faced has been grades. Even with the modern high-horsepower and high... (more)
"The Hurricane Turn"
It's a rainy day in a remote reach of the Alaskan wilderness as a lone GP40 leads a small northbound train over the Hurricane Gulch Viaduct. The trai... (more)
A pair of door panels rest in the inspection pits of the Heavy Repair shop at Anchorage. The doors belong to the 4327 which is currently undergoing a prime mover swa... (more)
The Alaska Railroad herald on the rear of the Aurora keeps watch over the tracks as they pass by below.
"Riding in Style"
The sun is fighting to be seen behind morning clouds as the southbound "Coastal Classic" makes its way along the west side of the city bound for Seward, AK. The b... (more)
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.
On a typically wet day in Whittier, the Glacier Discovery waits to depart for Spencer and Grandview.
A northbound cruise train departs Girdwood after a meet with the southbound Coastal Classic.
The Glacier Discovery departs Girdwood after a short stop on the way south to Whittier.
The Glacier Discovery sits in the depot at Anchorage,soon to depart south to Whittier.