following two photos feature
some interesting spray paint artowrk. The flanger car seems to
have skull and crossbones and text saying "COMMITMENT TO DIRT
can you argue with a happy face on the hopper?
Notice how 3006 and 3012 are
putting out puffs of smoke as the train moved up to track
speed. 3004 looks very sharp and clean.
From here on out, it was pedal to the metal to get back to
Anchorage. As we were unloading the truck, I heard the
train make one whistle blast at the crossing closest to where we had
landed at home in south Anchorage. The 2011 Alaska trip was one
of the best ever with good friends, fun fishing, great food, good
weather, lots of wildlife and a train chase.