When I saw the call time of tonight's Seward Freight I thought I might get lucky and have the trains arrival at Potter along Cook Inlet might coincide the sunset. It was pretty close as ARR 4010 r... (more)
The Alaska Railroad runs an extra southbound military train headed for the Port of Anchorage, seen here about to cross Fireweed Road. This is the first time I have seen a solid train of 80 cars of... (more)
A shot I have long tried to capture finally came together as I followed a coal train south from Anchorage on a very nice summer's eve. It is bitter sweet however as this is likely to be the last e... (more)
This shot of the 181S may turn out to be the very last export coal train on the Alaska Railroad. With the soft coal market this will be the last train needed to fill the coal ship at Seward. Curre... (more)
One week after my previous shot was another stellar day and again I headed out to try a shot of the north freight in a location I have been working on for some time. Still needs a little work but ... (more)
With the knowledge of a late running south freight and clear skies forecasted I had plans to get to Talkeetna ahead of the freight and get a shot of the train exiting the bridge with Denali standi... (more)
A late running south freight rolls under the Old Glen Highway near Matanuska Junction. Not often at this time of year do you get an opportunity to catch the south freight in daylight hours. Chalk ... (more)
A southbound freight crosses the placid waters of Glacier Creek. I can't ever recall seeing this stream so smooth, makes for a very nice reflection.
It is 12:06 AM and the daily freight bound for Anchorage is just minutes away from Denali Park and the days sunshine doesn't have much longer either. Summer days in Alaska.
An 86 car loaded QAP gravel train coils south on the ARR mainline passing through downtown Anchorage. The train occupies the main while in the foreground is the ARR's south yard lead while on the... (more)
Export coal train on the way to Usibelli for another load