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In the northern part of Alaska the fall season starts early and is relatively short, but the colors are often spectacular. The Denali Star is seen here traversing the wonders of Healy Canyon on a ... (more)
The fall colors in Healy Canyon are a sight to behold as the second to the last northbound Denali Star traverses the short but incredibly scenic canyon on a nice fall day in the last frontier.
Talkeetna in March is a simply splendid place. The days are getting long, it's cold but not deathly so, and the rivers are all frozen and perfect for playing on! This shot was taken from cross c... (more)
The ubiquitous fireweed frame the northbound Denali Star on a damp summer morning in the Last Frontier. After making her station stop south of "downtown" Talkeetna, the Star accelerates through t... (more)
The southbound Denali Star makes track speed along the jointed rail at Clear Site on the railroad named for nearby Clear AFB. If you look closely in the photo you can see famous Mount McKinley act... (more)
Mixed Train 2009! The first mixed train to run on the ARR in over three decades is crossing the Talkeetna spur road and beginning to slow for its scheduled station stop. Rising behind the ... (more)
Mixed Train 2009! The first mixed train to run on the ARR in over three decades is highballing north at track speed rolling through the junction at NSS Matanuska (MP 151.4 on the ARR mainl... (more)
Mixed Train 2009! A going away look at the tail end of the first mixed train to run on the ARR in over three decades as it slows for its pending station stop. Three SD70MACs lead a 2300 ft... (more)
Mixed Train 2009! The first mixed train to run on the ARR in over three decades is highballing north at track speed as it leans into the curve a couple miles south of Montana siding. Thre... (more)
Mixed Train 2009! In an historic first, due to changing traffic patterns the ARR has chosen to exercise its FRA waiver to run mixed trains consisting of revenue passenger and haz-mat freigh... (more)
Alaska Railroad's cruise team glides along the Turnagain Arm near Indian. Lots of amazing vista like this one in Alaaska.
The northbound Denali Express cruises underneath the Parks Highway at the Summit of Broad Pass. In the Fall the Alaskan landscape is an amazing kaleidoscope of colors.
The Northbound Denali Express is right on the advertised as she rolls by the Junction with the Palmer Branch. Alaska is full of vistas like this one.