RailPictures.Net Photo: N/A Alaska Railroad none at Talkeetna, Alaska by Dave Blaze...
 
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Alaska Railroad (more..)
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Talkeetna, Alaska, USA (more..)
March 14, 2010
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While strolling around the back alleys of the quaint little end-of-the-road town I came upon this rusting relic sitting beside a small cabin. A bit of research revealed that it was former ARR baggage-mail-express car #58 which according to John Combs' site was "Rebuilt from US Army Hospital and Bureau of Mines cars 1947-1949 by Puget Sound." Old troop sleepers, boxcars, baggage cars, and even the occasional locomotive are scattered all over the Alaskan landscape finding new lives in a recycled state long after their days rolling the high iron have concluded...
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