As summer wanes the nights finally begin to get dark and the brilliance of the northern sky can be seen. Knowing that Aurora were forecast on this Friday night I pa... (more)
The Alaska State fair is always summer's last big hurrah in the Last Frontier. To help accommodate the 300,000 visitors (equivalent to about half the state's total popu... (more)
Alaska is overwhelming. Sometimes it's hard to capture the scope of it when out shooting trains. The magic of drone photography has really helped with this by offering ne... (more)
Sometimes you get lucky. I was out looking for some wildlife to photograph and found a large Bull Moose along the boardwalk at Potter Marsh. As I took a few shots and followed along the boardwalk ... (more)
A lengthy 120S starts onto the Whittier Branch and begin the 12 mile trek to Whittier and a date with the ARMs barge to Seattle. In the background is 20 Mile Valley including 20 Mile Glacier. In t... (more)
"Shores of Bird Creek"
A trio of Alaskan GP40-2s spring south along the rock shores of the Turnagain Arm with a hefty outbound train for the barge at Whittier. Taking p... (more)
Tourists fresh from a Norwegian cruise ship load onto buses at Anchorage International Airport after a ride along the Alaska Railroad from Seward.
"Alaskan Storm Light"
A scorched sky is slightly colored by an evening rainbow as the Denali Star closes in on Healy, AK.
ARR switch job Anchorage Airport spur switching jet fuel cars.
Alaska Railroad's, Denali Star Train, departing northbound, from Denali National Park on a fine spring day.
Two of the best ways to get around Alaska are by plane or by train. In this scene we mix them together as a southbound Airport Train rolls by the southern tip of Upp... (more)
"Above the Gulch"
Looking out the window of the west side of the train as we cross the famous Hurricane Gulch Viaduct. The view of the Alaska Range from the bridge is like none o... (more)
A trio of GP40-2s snake through the mountainous landscape between Girdwood and Portage as they drag a long Whittier-bound freight train south along the ... (more)
Alaska Railroad 3002, serving as lead locomotive, for the railroads ballast train, is seen tied up, in the Healy Yard.