On a stunning spring evening in the Last Frontier a southbound freight from Anchorage takes a left turn on to the Whittier Branch main for the 12 mile run to its destination at tidewater on Prince... (more)
Alaska Railroad's northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight, 130N, is seen heading into Fairbanks, AK approaching University Avenue with a pair of headend SD70MACs, with another pair mid-train as ... (more)
Three Alaska Railroad SD70MACs tag along on the rear of a southbound loaded export coal train at Girdwood, Alaska on a warm and clear late summer day in September 2010.
If one were to peruse my collection of photos on RPN they would see that over the years I have shot numerous trains here. Mostly passenger trains in the Summer and Fall with an occasional work tra... (more)
It isn't often that the Alaska Railroad runs a daylight freight between Fairbanks and Anchorage, especially in the winter. And I suppose this is barely daylight but it is 4:11 PM there just isn't ... (more)
Picture says it all. Alaska Railroad 4007 proudly displaying it's railroad's name on it's flanks.
The rear DPU units cross C Street in front of the Alaska Railroad General Office Building on the start of a beautiful summer morning. In the background is the Port of Anchorage.
Something Special! - This image is my 500th on Railpictures.net. I hope you have enjoyed looking at them even half as much as I've enjoyed shooting and sharing them. Beyond that, c... (more)
Golden Leaves and Black Diamonds - Three SD70MACs lead 70 loaded 100 ton hopper cars at the posted speed of 10 MPH but as soon as they cross the bridge they'll be throttling up to dig into ... (more)
Alaska Railroad 4007 is the rear DPU on coal train destined for export at Seward, AK. In the background are the Chugach Mountains.
The DEX (Denali Express) is operated by ARR for Princess Lines in the summer Whittier to Denali National Park and Denali to Whittier on Saturdays and Mondays, i.e., two trains, a NB and a SB each ... (more)
On what was a dark and dreary day Alaska Railroad's second gravel train of the day crests the grade at Reves MP 128 on the trip from gravel pit to South Anchorage.
An Alaska northbound manifest crosses the Tanana River in the early morning hours. This is the last easily accessible photo spot on the Alaska Railroad for the last 50 miles into Fairbanks.
"Spirit of Palmer"