The Gregarious Railfan
Anchorage AK  99501  (population, 304,000 (est. 2014))                   Description   

GPS:  N 61.22174, W 149.8904   Anchorage Depot   

Scanner:  ARR   164.625 (road), 165.3375

Railroads:   Alaska Railroad (ARR)

Description:   Anchorage is the hub of the Alaska Railroad,  The downtown depot serves special passenger trains tied
to the cruise lines and also regular passenger service in the warmer months to Seward, Fairbanks, and Whittier. Freight
trains include coal, gravel and containers.  There is a ARR gift shop in the depot.  The ARR yard is just north of the
depot N 61.22551, W 149.8845; as is the Headquarters for the Alaska RR  N 61.22242, W 149.88796.   

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:  ? not many  

Visitor's Center:   Visit Anchorage 524 W 4th Ave,  N 61.21816, W 149.89268   

Alaska RR official site   
Alaska RR - Wikipedia   
Rail tours from Anchorage   

ARR Yard