Alaska Railroad nightly Anchorage to Fairbanks freight was northbound near Birchwood
Alaska RR at the time unnamed Fairbanks Anchorage passenger train passing Birchwood.
Sooner or later it was bound to happen. The remaining three GP40-2s in original paint were assigned as the sole power to the company work train. Unfortunately they departed Anchorage with just two... (more)
Alaska RR Fairbanks Anchorage at the time unnamed passenger train near Birchwood.
In another development on the Alaska Railroad it looks as if the railroad has returned a caboose to service on one of the roads gravel trains. Due to change in operating procedure the AS&G gravel ... (more)
The Denali Star with its standard elephant-style MACs breezes south through Birchwood, less than an hour from its destination in Anchorage. See this scene in HD video Railroad: Alaska RailroadLocomotive: EMD SD70MACLocation: Birchwood, Alaska, USALocomotive #: ARR 4327Train ID: Denali StarPhoto Date: July 09, 2013
An ARR gravel train is tied down in the siding at Birchwood for the weekend on a damp late summer evening. The ARR operates 2-3 gravel trains during the summer construction season on most weekdays... (more)
It's still nearly a month away from the summer solstice yet at 1:30 in the morning it never gets truly pitch dark for one to practice their night shooting skills. The sky takes on some rich hues o... (more)
Normally a nocturnal runner, a rather late Artic Fox express piggyback from Fairbanks to Anchorage runs through Birchwood, just north of Anchorage, just before midday behind 3012 and 3007 in Augus... (more)
What passes for night time in Alaska during the summer! It's still nearly a month away from the summer solstice yet at 1:30 in the morning it never gets truly pitch dark for one to practic... (more)
Extra Rock train returns to Anchorage to dump rock for lagoon project.
daily Fairbanks to Anchorage passenger
The northbound ARR Aurora Winter Train rolls northpassing the lead to the Birchwood Yard, only 20 miles into its 355 mile journey to Fairbanks.