Coal empties and their DPUs race north toward Castle Rock, CO.
Wasn't expecting to see this coming around the bend! Union Pacific was doing some rail replacement south of the Academy siding in Colorado Springs; this was just one of the pieces of equipment th... (more)
An ACe and a rare un-faded H2 MAC lead more coal south, seen here just south of the Academy siding in Colorado Springs, CO.
Coal still rules on the Joint Line as another string of Powder River Basin black diamonds works south through Colorado Springs.
A manifest rolls south through Colorado Springs on a beautiful fall morning. This is the first GE unit I've shot in more than 2 years!
My first train back in Colorado had these pair of brand new SD70ACes leading a southbound coal train at Woodmen Road in Colorado Springs. Can't beat new!
Freshly-painted ARR 3012 chills at the diesel shop in the ARR Anchorage Yard with a couple of MAC stablemates.
Fresh from the paint booth, ARR 3012 sits in front of the diesel shop in the yard in Anchorage. 3012 is the first unit to be painted locally in quite some time, and, sadly, she was the last GP40 ... (more)
The daily Holland Express (HEX) train runs south on its way to Anchorage, seen here from the Old Glenn Highway overpass.
ARR 4013 leads a coal empty north through Matanuska JCT early in the Spring of 2014.
A welcome sight in southcentral Alaska this summer, the railroad has decided to run a caboose on its AS&G Gravel trains when they back up the Palmer Branch. ARR 1069 is the only caboose in the Bo... (more)
The final few passengers take their time boarding the Denali Star at the depot in downtown Anchorage. This train would depart on time 17 minutes later.
The daily HEX departs Anchorage northbound over Ship Creek.
The Denali Star is 20 minutes from departure as it basks in the morning sunshine in downtown Anchorage.
The Denali Star makes an on-time departure as it departs the depot in Anchorage on its 12-hour journey north to Fairbanks.