4014 screams through Portage bound for Seward, this is the last place to shoot the train until it gets to Moose point as the train will get deep into the mountains and glaciers.
The 4014 leads a loaded export train towards Seward.
There can't be too many places on earth where you can see glaciers from the comfort of your passenger car. The passengers on this southbound Coastal Classic scramble to get their photos of the Bar... (more)
ARR 2001 runs light along Ship Creep while doing some switching on a beautiful fall morning. Looking across, Cook Inlet, the mountain in the center of the background is Mount Susitna (4396 ft high... (more)
The northbound Denali Star has just departed from a station stop at Talkeetna. Just north of the depot, we pass the Hurricane Turn local waiting to get onto the main. Tourists at one of the local ... (more)
The southbound Denali Star keeps to a cautious 15 MPH while navigating the winding ledge of Healy canyon, high above the Nenana River. The railroad follows the Nenana for over 80 miles from Windy ... (more)
In a high mountain valley nearing the highest point on the ARR (Summit ele 2363 ft), our northbound Denali Star meets the southbound counterpart with an SD70MAC and 8 cars.
A pair of matching Geeps idle just east of the Fairbanks shop building as we roll out of town at 0820 on the southbound Denali Star bound for Anchorage some 355 miles south. In the foreground we a... (more)
Meets between passenger trains are common on the ARR. Here we watch on a cloudy morning from the upper deck of a Goldstar car on the southbound Coastal Classic as a northbound extra passes buy. Th... (more)
There aren't too many places where you can find a gritty industrial yard with snow capped peaks for a backdrop. On this beautiful Sunday morning, 2 Geeps were working the Anchorage yard. Here 2001... (more)
The ARR isn't all gleaming passenger trains, here a Geep goes about switching a flatcar loaded with axle sets passing an old warehouse complex.
Freshly-painted ARR 3012 chills at the diesel shop in the ARR Anchorage Yard with a couple of MAC stablemates.
The sharp looking 3012 departs Anchorage with the state fair train as it crosses ships creek.
The freshly repainted 3012 leads the fair train down the Palmer branch for the State fair a few mile ahead.
2005 one of the Billboard GP38-2's, 2006 a newer painted GP38-2 and 4322 lay over outside the shops in Fairbanks with a light rain falling.