The northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight eases across the Matanuska River just a little under an hour into the 350 mile long trip into the interior of Alaska.
Alaska Railroad SD70MAC 4319 heads back to the Anchorage Yard from the port with a long string of tank cars. In the background is the Alaska Railroad shops and storage yard, where several cruise ... (more)
The longest passenger train of Alaska Railroad's annual operating season - the Nordic Ski Association charter train - operated on March 11, 2017, and is seen returning from their day stay at Curry... (more)
With a friendly wave from the engineer and with moments to spare before the sun falls below the horizon, the northbound Anchorage to Fairbanks freight glides across the Matanuska River.
The last State Fair train crosses the Matanuska River on its way to Palmer to take another load of fair goers back down to Anchorage.