2017 News Archive
(April - June)

Ride the “Hurricane Turn Train” on the mighty Alaska Railroad - 6/18/17
By Scott McMurren

Ride one of the last “flagstop” trains in the country. There are many homesteaders north of Talkeetna that use the train to get to and from their cabins.

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Soldotna area woman plans to open businesses in railroad cars - 6/11/17
Peninsula Clarion
By Megan Pacer

When Soldotna area resident Mary Krull began her journey toward filling a niche in the business community, she wasn’t actually thinking about what kind of business she wanted to open. She just really wanted a train car.

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‘The Iron Horse disease’ - 6/10/17
By Katie Stark

WASILLA -- For the past five years, in a bright orange warehouse, near the middle of Wasilla, a historic steam engine is coming back to life through the efforts of a team of dedicated volunteers.

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The Best Route on the Alaskan Railroad - 5/20/17
Otts World

The train car heaves as if it’s protesting the idea of altering its forward trajectory.

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What Would It Take To Link Alaska & Canada By Rail - 5/20/17
By Maria Athens

Anchorage, AK - My III Part Sweeps Series, “What Would It Take To Link Alaska & Canada By Rail” debuts tonight, where the Honorable Frank Murkowski details his new railroad project, attempting to connect the Last Frontier with Canada, after being approached by Governor Bill Walker, due to his expertise.

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Roadtrippin': Not your usual train trip - 5/20/17
By Beth Verge

TALKEETNA, Alaska (KTUU) - Board the Hurricane Train in Talkeetna, and you're already on track toward a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

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The Lifeline – Accessing Port in Whittier WWII Engineering Feat - 4/6/17
By Anne Sanders

In the 1940’s, while World War II wreaked havoc across the earth, protection of the home front brought numerous advances to Alaska’s infrastructure. 

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Alaska Railroad lays some blame on Anchorage for $4.4M loss in 2016 - 4/6/17
Alaska Dispatch News
By Annie Zak

Last year was a hard one for the Alaska Railroad Corp.

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