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Based on an advertisement placed on several web sites (with photos) they plan to do three models: A Gunderson wood chip gondola (SP type with truss sides) A...
Feb 3, 2009
New HO scale model for ARR
In the "it'
s just a rumor but you heard it first" category, I understand a new company will soon advertise a model and ARR will be one of the offerings. If my...
Jan 25, 2009
Atlas GP38-2 in ARR
Atlas is releasing their Trainman GP38-2 in the new scheme for 2001 and 2002 (HO scale). See their website for more info. ...
Jan 23, 2009
Athearn Tote containers and ARR reefer
Athearn is releasing their 53' container in the Tote scheme. For the jpg view: http://www.athearn.
012009.jpg or PDF: ...
Jan 21, 2009
Alaska RR HO Scale SD70MAC #4321, #4014 models - Flared Radiators, H
I've created a new Album "Alaska RR HO Scale Models"
, and I uploaded some pictures of a "Custom Built" HO Scale SD70MAC #4321 (Kato HO Scale SD70MAC). There...
Jan 21, 2009
With the retirement of the RDCs do ARR have sufficient spare passenger cars to operate the Hurricane Turn? Is there the possibility of one going to the Wasila...
Dec 26, 2008
New Athearn GP40-2's and ballast hoppers.
I just got my Athearn e-newsletter. It shows black and yellow GP40- 2's. I guess they feel a need to compete with Atlas. They showed two numbers 3002 and...
Dec 19, 2008
Another Friendly Railroad closes it doors to railfans
To all railfans that receive this email. I am sorry for the multi-group mailing but I think that this is important enough to bring to as many people's...
Dec 18, 2008
History Channel/Tough Alaska/ARR program
I watched the History Channel'
s TV series "Tough Alaska" and one of the series features was on the ARR. They did some interesting video of the track gangs and...
Dec 15, 2008
RDC's for sale
ARR has put the RDC's up for sale. See their website for more info. The solicitation has some interior photos too (as well as a couple of exterior shots). ...
Dec 9, 2008
I'll be incoporating Nenana into my layout and had a few questions to any listers that can help answer: 1. How is the spur served on to the dock? I have a pic...
Dec 4, 2008
Atlas 25k insulated tank car
Atlas has announced an HO scale 25k gallon insulated tank car. Proposed reporting marks would include TILX and ITLX, both of which are in abundance on the ARR...
Nov 20, 2008
Eric Neubauer, a long time railcar history, publishes a variety of information, and has a "car of the month" on his website. For October he documents the...
Nov 5, 2008
It is on the ARR website. 4 Used MP15s and Spare Parts up for Bid....
Oct 31, 2008
HO RTR GP40-2, ARR #3010
ProdID=ATH79696 I've been on a hunt for one these. Any idea who would have one?...
Oct 22, 2008
Are none of ARR's RDCs currently able to run on their own? See http://gallery.
15649 [Non-text portions of this message have been...
Oct 20, 2008
WANTED; HO scale ARR SD-70mac'
Hello All I am looking for some HO scale Alaska Railroad SD-70Mac'
s. I will take Kato or Athearn. I would like them to be in new or lite used condition. But if...
Oct 18, 2008
A report on LOCONOTES stated 3004 is currently on the way back to the ARR, having left NRE Dixmoor on October 9...
Oct 16, 2008
I just uploaded 3 shots of the Demonstrator EMD 7102. These were taken last Friday at the Anchorage yard. These have been resized so as not to use alot of...
Oct 16, 2008
ARR 31 and 32
Can anyone tell me if these former F40PHs have HEP generators also or are they simply cab cars now? TIA -- jerry jmlaboda@... Passenger Car Photo...
Oct 13, 2008
Jerry M. LaBoda jmlab...
RDC's in Fairbanks
All 4 of the RDC's are in Fairbanks. I suppose on some charter. The chamber sometimes sponsors a charter at the end of the season. Curt Fortenberry...
Oct 7, 2008
Looks like the barge is on the way in to Whittier. EMD 7102 should be on it....
Oct 7, 2008
New N scale hoppers coming from Trainworx
Trainworx has announced they will be releasing a run of 24 road numbers of the Trinity aluminum hoppers sometime in December ...
Oct 6, 2008
Fw: New Alaska Flats
From the yahoo intermodal list. Interesting that they numbered them in the flats versus intermodal. The photos are in the intermodal list. Curt Fortenberry ......
Sep 24, 2008
Fire Surpression Tank cars
Does anyone know what the car numbers for the 9 Fire Supression Tank cars are? Any one out there have any additional pictures of them? I am going to custom...
Sep 24, 2008
Can anyone confirm the current status of 32?...
Sep 2, 2008
Freight cars being scrapped
There are at least 4 of the blue double door box cars at Alaska Metal Recyclers on King street in Anchorage right now. They might possibly be trying to sell...
Sep 1, 2008
From Loconotes: Posted by: "Nathan Hall" supertrain24@... Date: Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:10 pm ((PDT)) LTEX 4328, ex-ARR 4328, SD70MAC-T1 sitting...
Aug 31, 2008
Placards, Operations, train movemwnts
"Toilet Drain" and "Watch Your Step" sure seem to go together, don't they? LOL. I'm new to this great site and would like to know a little about ARR's weekly...
Aug 29, 2008
Is the HEP still operational on 3009 3010 3011 3013 3014 3015 and is it correct that 3012 was never equipped?...
Aug 28, 2008
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