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Alaskan Rail Travel & Tours

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Dec 01, 2017 - Chicago to Alaska Rail & Sail Adventure (Part 3 of 4): Report & Photos by Robert & Kandace Tabern. Chicago - Syracuse - Toronto - Jasper - Prince Rupert - Sitka: We returned to the Jasper VIA train station around Noon to return our rental car and prepare for boarding of the Skeena (actually, I believe VIA just calls it the Jasper-Prince Rupert... Read More>>

Nov 15, 2017 - Chicago to Alaska Rail & Sail Adventure (Part 2 of 4): Report & Photos by Robert & Kandace Tabern. Chicago - Syracuse - Toronto - Jasper - Prince Rupert - Sitka: After getting off the Maple Leaf, we walked into Toronto Union Station and were greeted there by our friend Mike who would be flying home the following day after deciding to scrub his... Read More>>

Nov 1, 2017 - Chicago to Alaska Rail & Sail Adventure (Part 1 of 4): Chicago - Syracuse - Toronto - Jasper - Prince Rupert - Sitka by Robert & Kandace Tabern Over the next 6 weeks or so we will be posting a series of 4 articles about how you can take the train from Chicago to Prince Rupert,BC,Canada, just a 4 hour ferry ride to Alaska]... Read More>>



Below you will find the railroad related stories, travelogues and photos specifically about railroads in Alaska. TrainWeb correspondents have made numerous trips to Alaska over the years to ride the railroads of Alaska and continue to make new trips each year to provide us with updated travelogues and photos of the trains and scenery of Alaska. Additional information, travelogues and photos is provided below by numerous independently operated rail related websites hosted on the TrainWeb.org web server.

Alaska Railroad Stories & Photos from Richard Elgenson at TrainWeb.org/richard:

White Pass & Yukon Route Stories & Photos:

Information about railroads in Alaska:

Report & Photos of Move of New Holland America Railcars to Alaska:

Reports & Photos by Robin Bowers:

Alaska, NRHS 2013

National Railway Historical Society (NRHS)
Alaska 2013
Auto, Train, Bus and Plane. And Taxi too.
Report & Photos by Robin Bowers

Sep 13, 2013 - Auto, Train, Bus, and Plane. And Taxi too.. And so began my first day in the adventure of a life time. A one-time, never to be repeated exploring of a faraway land. A land much heard about, especially around a certain time of the year but with few visitors and scattered, sparsely populated residents... Read More>>

Sep 14, 2013 - Riverboat, Steam engine train and Stanley Steamer. It is the crack of dawn in the second largest city in the largest state in the Union that this day starts. Before falling asleep last night I perused the NRHS Schedule of Activities for Saturday September 14. The main first check point I needed to make was the bus shuttle operation from the Westmark to Riverboat Discovery. This was from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM. I chose the time frame from 7:30 to 8:00 as the target. So near 6:45 AM as... Read More>>

Sep 14, 2013 - Fairbanks - Land of Midnight Sun. After boarding the bus the driver talked about the city of Fairbanks and our next stop Pioneer Park. The people who live along the rivers and coastline of northern Alaska are predominately Native American- Yup'ik, Inupiat, and Athabascan. For most of them, when they "come to town" they come to... Read More>>

Sep 14, 2013 - Antique Autos. Leaving Pioneer Park our bus made its way to our next venue and adventure. The driver was speaking about the country side we were passing by. She, the driver, explained we were passing what once was the biggest dairy farm in Alaska. Creamers Field is now part of a... Read More>>

Sep 15, 2013 - Train ride to North Pole. The second day in Fairbanks starts at the crack of dawn and this routine will continue thru the rest of week. The bus shuttle operation from Westmark to Fairbanks depot will be running from 6:00 AM - 8:00AM. An another great breakfast in the hotel dining room. The hostesses was... Read More>>

Sep 16, 2013 - Fairbanks to Denali. It was a bright sunrise this Monday morning in Fairbanks for my last day here. Shortly we would be starting our journey on the Alaska Railroad thru the middle of this the largest state in the Union. After checking my overnight bag to be sure I had what I needed for the next... Read More>>

Sep 17, 2013 - Denali to Anchorage via Talkeentna. Shrouded in the darkness before a gray dawn, the alarm goes off and a new day starts in Alaska. I gather my things and head out to my shuttle stop, "Bear Stop." The wait in the chilly darkness was short and no bears were heard or sighted. I boarded the shuttle to find... Read More>>


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