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The incomparable and majestic Alaska Railroad is coming soon to Train Simulator! - 9/5/17
Dovetail Games
By Gary Dolzall

Across the entire globe, there are precious few demonstrations of railroading more majestic, more challenging, and more memorable than the remarkable Alaska Railroad – and soon, the southern portion of this incomparable rail line will be coming to Train Simulator with the Alaska Railroad – Seward to Anchorage route!

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Bi-level #602 gets a new coat of paint and yellow stripe - 9/5/17
By Robert Krol

Robert Krol sent us two photos of Brew 602's passenger car getting a new coat of paint and yellow stripe. (1, 2)


There’s only one coal plant being built in the nation, and it’s at UAF - 9/5/17
Alaska Dispatch News
By Alex DeMarban

The nation's only coal-fired power plant currently under construction is being built at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a distinction that highlights the steep challenges facing the coal industry in Alaska and nationally — even as President Donald Trump fights to revive it.

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Historic Alaska Railroad equipment for sale - 9/1/17

Historic Alaska Railroad equipment for sale

"The locomotive cab is from #6/1. It was replaced during the attempted overhaul years ago. The two reefers are just mechanical refers used by the fish processor in Whittier for storage." - Patrick Durand



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