RailPictures.Net Photo: ARR 2007 Alaska Railroad EMD GP38-2 at Fairbanks, Alaska by Dave Blaze...
 
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Alaska Railroad (more..)
EMD GP38-2 (more..)
Fairbanks Yard (more..)
Fairbanks, Alaska, USA (more..)
February 15, 2011
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ARR 2007 (more..)
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Dave Blaze... (more..)
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High Idle - It's 30 degrees below zero and dropping on a Tuesday afternoon in Alaska's second largest city. A lone yard unit sits outside the south door of roundhouse track 3 idling away in notch 3. Due to the extreme cold the ARR has to idle their units in a higher throttle position to prevent damage. Note the pig on a flat car adorning the old sign in the upper left corner. This denotes the "pig barn" where the ARR keeps it's Van Loader for piggyback TOFC service. Note: the photographer is a railroad employee with permission to be on the property and was wearing all required PPE while taking this photograph.
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