The Alaska Railroad dispatched a "snow fleet" work extra consisting of two GP40-2s pushing Harsco/Jordan Spreader 9 south to Portage to begin opening up the railroad to Seward. The sout... (more)
Blue and Gold Glory! - This is railroading in the Last Frontier.
It was a splendid cold Sunday with bluebird skies and crisp white snow abounding. An empty intermodal (bare table) train was called for a date with the Northland Services barge at the ARR's south... (more)
The demise of the caboose on the ARR has been somewhat exaggerated. While initial plans called for all cabooses to be retired in the summer of 2009, upper management eventually acquiesced and perm... (more)
On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon a company work train heads south to shuffle some cars at Portage and set up equipment for next week's work on the south end of the ARR. Leading the way is a spark... (more)
A Seward bound freight wends its way south on the ARR mainline between Girdwood and Portage. This train features a slug of traffic for Whittier which will be set off at Portage before the train m... (more)
On a stunning Sunday evening the Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery works its way north from Whittier providing its passengers a far more pleasant and relaxing experience than the throngs of driv... (more)