RailPictures.Net Photo: ARR 4328 Alaska Railroad EMD SD70MAC at Anchorage, Alaska by Dave Blaze...
  Login Sign Up 

Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo

Alaska Railroad (more..)
EMD SD70MAC (more..)
Anchorage Depot (more..)
Anchorage, Alaska, USA (more..)
May 05, 2010
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
ARR 4328 (more..)
ARR 290W (more..)
Dave Blaze... (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Now this is what I call a passenger train! - One of the longest passenger trains in recent ARR history is being readied for departure. This train consists of 22 cars with two MACs on the south end and one on the north for a total length of just over 2100 ft! Included in the consist were all 6 of ARR's premier double deck Goldstar first class cars as well as vintage former UP "heritage" cars, glass topped single level Colorado Railcar cars, Korean coaches, and a former SP gallery car - quite the motley arrangement. This was a special charter for the IEEE convention that was in town and ran from Anchorage south to Spencer and back in a pull-pull configuration. Rising across the cold waters of Cook Inlet some 60 miles away can be seen the 1300+ ft peaks of the mighty Alaska Range in this westward (railroad southward) view from the C Street bridge.
Community Response Photo Comments (1) 
Views: 8,294     Favorited: 36
Since added on January 23, 2011

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (2)+ Add to Album
A helping hand for Passenger Trains

Album created by member James R Doughty
Album Views: 29,458
Freight locomotives leading passenger trains.
USA - Alaska Railroad

Album created by member John Russell
Album Views: 49,631
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright 2011 Dave Blaze.... All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.