On its last-ever run this far north, the Alaska Railroad Palmer Turn runs light up the 10 mph Palmer Branch enroute to JD Steel, which was located at the end of the in-service track at more)
Cats and Geeps - One of the ARR Maintenance of Way department's big excavators sits on a flat car up against the end ramp in Anchorage. Anchorage TOFC employees will unlash and unload the ... (more)
End of the Line. A lone GP38-2 has gone as far as it can go on the Alaska RR Palmer Branch, all to retrieve a couple of empty gondola cars stored at the end of the line. This trackage was a... (more)
With temperatures dipping into the teens here on the first of November as I type this, I thought it would be nice to look back at warmer days. Earlier this year the trees are sparkling emerald as... (more)
Branch line railroading, Alaska style The ARR Palmer Turn runs light engine up the 10 mph Palmer Branch enroute to JD Steel at the end of the in service track to retrieve two empty gons. Se... (more)
There is no doubting who owns these units. Two consecutively numbered geeps wearing the classic 1980s era paint scheme repose quitely in the Anchorage classification yard while taking a break fro... (more)
A tired looking Geep reposes on Roundhouse Track 5 on a gray July afternoon. This unit was built in 1969 as a straight 38 for the Penn Central.
Alaska 2004 has a ballast train in tow along the Turnagain Arm. Nice to see all three of Alaska Railroads paint schemes in one train.
Alaska Railroad GP38 2004 Rounds the big curve near Bird Point with a company ballast train including a caboose.
An Alaska Railroad Ballast train with 3 Geeps in three paint schemes.
The Whittier extra board crew is pulling cars off the CN Barge that has just arrived from it's trip across the Gulf of Alaska from Prince Rupert. This barge arrives every 10 days and provides the... (more)