Jul 22, 2004
Shot a couple of weeks ago in Skagway AK
How much of the RR is in service? Do they have their steam operating this year?
The last time I was up that way I took this shot as it was coming in before I was going to board and they broke down and had to take the "bus" tour instead.
The passenger service operates from the border of CA/US to Skagway. The steam engine was not running this day, but could be seen in the yard under fire.
Basically, they are turning the train at White Pass? Do you know anything of the rest of the railroad? Is it totally out of service north of White Pass? Or has there been some freight movement beyond that point?
When I asked if there is service beyond the international border, our tour guide indicated freight service to Whitehorse. That's all I know
I was wondering if this RR had been truncated somewhat. Sounds as though the entire line is still intact, and serviceable. That's good to know!