A view of the head end of the Glacier Discovery train just north of the Grandview Whistle Stop. We are rolling north back to the Portage Depot.
The Glacier Discovery train has came to a stop waiting for clearance through the tunnel at Whittier on its trip back to Anchorage Alaska.
The Glacier Discovery train slowly pulls to a stop waiting for clearance through the tunnel at Whittier on its trip back to Anchorage Alaska.
The Glacier Discovery train shoves back toward Whittier after dropping passengers off at the Portage Depot after their rafting and Spencer Glacier tours.
after running the previous two Saturdays sans decorations the ARR decorated the Holiday Train for the final runs on Sat 12/14. Seen here about MP 100 along Turnagain Arm. Although it is 1035 AM th... (more)
A couple of MACs have last nights 130S well in hand as they pass the high/wide detector at White's Crossing. It is rare to catch the southbound freight so far from Anchorage during the daylight ho... (more)
There is one round trip passenger train to Seward each day in the summer. We left the house and headed for Seward about the same time the train left the depot in Anchorage. We spent the day in Sew... (more)
On a very blustery day a lengthy train off the barge in Whittier rolls through the Portage Valley while a mostly obscured Begich Peak looks on as the day begins to clear. One can look quite a way ... (more)
With the forecast for the week showing sour weather, rain, clouds, and cold, a few moments of sunshine was a blessing as Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery trots South along the Turnagain ... (more)
The Glacier Discovery passes by Bird Point after meeting a northbound cruise train at Indian. The SD70MAC on the point was a treat as the train usually runs with a Geep at both ends.
188's power a Mac and a GP40 sit outside the shops on a cold and misty night.
We had hoped to hike in to Hurricane Bridge to shoot the SB passenger train with a winter scene but with waist deep snow we settled on the not often photographed NSS Hurricane instead.
The daily Holland Express (HEX) train runs south on its way to Anchorage, seen here from the Old Glenn Highway overpass.
The daily HEX departs Anchorage northbound over Ship Creek.