The Gregarious Railfan
Denver Todd is The Gregarious Railfan
Todd Sestero is the RAILFAN GUIDES of the U.S.      
Anchorage AK  99501  (population, 304,000 (est. 2014))                   

GPS:  N 61.22168, W 149.89051  Anchorage Depot   

Scanner:  ARR   164.625 (road), 165.3375

Railroads:   Alaska Railroad (ARR)

Description:   Anchorage is the hub of the Alaska Railroad,  The downtown depot serves special passenger trains tied
to the cruise lines and also regular passenger service in the warmer months to Seward, Fairbanks, and Whittier. Freight
trains include coal, gravel and containers.  There is a ARR gift shop in the depot.  The ARR yard is just north of the
depot N 61.22551, W 149.8845; as is the Headquarters for the Alaska RR  N 61.22242, W 149.88796.   

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:  ? not many  

RR Stuff:  Google images <click on thumbnails to enlarge>


            ARR HQ  


            ARR Yard

Visitor's Center:   Visit Anchorage 524 W 4th Ave,  N 61.21816, W 149.89268   

Links:
Alaska RR official site   
Alaska RR - Wikipedia   
Rail tours from Anchorage   
Descrition  
"Were it not for my little jokes,
I could not bear the burdens of this office.
- Abraham Lincoln
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location and I have not collected enough info to create a Mini Gude but provide
this page to share the railfan info available.  I would welcome pictures, additions, or corrections to this page. Pictures
and new info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at gregariousrailfan@gmail.com