The Glacier Discovery pops out of the Portage Tunnel on its was north towards Anchorage. The water in the foreground is Portage Creek and has the very distinctive gray-green hue of glacier runoff... (more)
After clearing the 13,300'-long Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel (seen in the back right), ARR 3010 brings the Glacier Discovery into Whittier for the second time on this amazingly beautiful day.
ARR 3010 leads the Glacier Discovery out of the 5,050'-long Portage Tunnel as it follows the Portage Glacier-fed waters of Portage Creek through the beautiful Portage Valley headed for.........Por... (more)
The Alaska Railroad's one and only DMU leads the Glacier Discovery back towards Anchorage just north of Girdwood. ARR 751 was the last DMU built by Colorado Railcar before they went out of busine... (more)
ARR 3010 leads a "pre-season" Glacier Discovery south through the postcard-esque Bird Point. The Glacier Discovery starts daily operations for the summer season on 1 June, but the ARR ran four Gl... (more)
The Glacier Discovery Train is arriving in Girdwood. Left a part of the small station-building
The Glacier Discovery in the station Anchorage in the eveningsun
The Whittier bound passenger train gives its passenger a great view of Turnagain Arm. It is possible to see bears, eagles, & Dall sheep on the short trip between Anchorage & Whittier and upon arri... (more)
Almost at the end of the days journey, Engineer Carey has Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery well under control as they roll along the Fireweed at Potter and in just a few minutes will have an on... (more)
The Glacier Discovery drifts over Bird Creek as it runs north toward Anchorage. The tide was out on the Turnagain Arm, and if you look closely, you can see a couple of fisherman in the creek purs... (more)
The Glacier Discovery follows the contours of Turnagain Arm on the way back to Anchorage after a day of delivering passengers to the cruise boats in Whittier.
ARR 3009 leads the Glacier Discovery around the curve just north of the Rainbow siding.
Learn more at Alaska Railfanning. The northbound Glacier Discovery works through the picturesque sce... (more)
The short Glacier Discovery makes its daily return trip north toward Anchoarge behind ARR 3009. ARR 32 brings up the rear of this train.
Alaska Railfanning. The Glacier Discovery works its way northbound along the scenic Turnagain Arm.