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» Alaska Railroad (more..)
» EMD GP40-2 (more..)
» Kenai Subdivision MP 75 (more..)
» Girdwood, Alaska, USA (more..)
» March 29, 2017
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Winters Last Gasp

Near the very end of March Southcentral Alaska got hit with its last good snow dump of the winter season. Nearly a foot fell in some places and the fresh afternoon snowfall coincided fortuitously with a southbound freight from Anchorage to Whittier. As a bonus one of the ARR's three geeps remaining in their original as delivered 1976 paint job was on the point. Naturally a chase ensued!

Here the train pops through a small snow berm at the little grade crossing beneath the high car detector in Girdwood. And yes, I had to lay in a puddle to capture this image, but I think it was worth it. Do you?
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  ApertureFNumber  f/5.6
  Make  Canon
  Model  Canon EOS 70D
  ExposureTime  1/400
  ISOSpeedRatings  800
  Flash  16
  FocalLength  60/1

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