With a week of unpredictable weather and heavy cloud cover it was nice to finally get a break in the sky to see some sunlight illuminate those colorful SD70M... (more)
A lot of material at the baggage car at the Spencer Whistle Stop. At this place many passengers leave the train for trekking, walking or riverrafting
The Glacier Discovery returns home to Anchorage after another day spent bouncing around between Whittier, Portage, and Grandview.
The daily Glacier Discovery is dwarfed by the massively majestic scenery of Bear Valley as it exits Portage Tunnel and over Placer Creek.
The Glacier Discovery is seen here crossing Twentymile River near Portage with ARR 3007 leading the way.
The daily Glacier Discovery runs south at Beluga Point with a rather short train. This was a busy morning with 8 trains passing in or out of Anchorage in just 5 hours, a welcome feeling of glutto... (more)
A special preseason run of the Glacier Discovery crosses Bird Creek on its southbound trek to Whittier.
An hour and thirteen minutes after leading the Glacier Discovery out of Portage Tunnel enroute to Whittier, ARR 3010 is on the tail end as the Discovery is headed back north through the Portage Tu... (more)
The Glacier Discovery arrives at the station Anchorage in the eveningsun. The white house on the left side is the stationbuilding. See also #413071
You see a locomotive, and I see a movie star. Runaway Train is one of my favorite movies, and not just because it starred four locomotives racing through the Alaska wilderness at high speed. Rid... (more)
Led by ARR #3010, the Glacier Discovery train slows down for a stop to load people coming off the Spencer Glacier rafting tour (including the photographer).
The Glacier Discovery sits waiting to depart for Anchorage.
The Glacier Discovery crosses the Twentymile River as it makes its way north for Anchorage. ARR 3010 is one of the movie stars on the ARR roster as it was the lead unit in the movie 'Runaway Trai... (more)
The Glacier Discovery heads back home to Anchorage after spending the day taking tourist between Portage, Whittier and Grandview.
ARR 32 is about to enter Portage Tunnel with the Glacier Discovery as it works north toward Portage.