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.
ARR 4326 is hustling a late Denali Star south through Fort Richardson. A truly rare sight...a late-running Alaska Railroad train!
The Glacier Discovery returns home to Anchorage after another day spent bouncing around between Whittier, Portage, and Grandview.
16,300 horsepower throttle up as they head north with a long Anchorage-to-Fairbanks freight seen here between Elmendorf AFB and Fort Richardson.
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)