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Alaska Railroad. Two Days From Witter To Denali Park. P2

Uritsk Andrey • 3 minutes read • May 10th, 2016
The railway runs along the Susitna River valley, which is one of the largest rivers in 

Alaska

and the 15th largest river in the US.
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Alaska Railroad

is a single track, but switching tracks are provided for oncoming trains:
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29alaska-railway.jpg30alaska-railway.jpgThe platform in

Talkeetna

village.
31alaska-railway.jpg32alaska-railway.jpgThe Talkeetna railway station of the Alaska Railroad.
 
Tourist train runs daily on the 466 mile (750-kilometer) route of Witter - Anchorage - Fairbanks, and back, starting early in the morning from the initial point and coming in the evening on the terminal station. 
Talkeetna - Denali Park of the Alaska Railroad.
33alaska-railway.jpgIn general there are special wagons for tourists from cruise ships such as the Princess cruise line and Holland America Line companies.
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The train approaches the bridge over the Hurricane Gulch River valley.
35alaska-railway.jpgThe Chulitna River.
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37alaska-railway.jpg38alaska-railway.jpgThe Broad Pass is the highest point on the Alaska Railroad, and a watershed between the Susitna and Yukon rivers. 
41alaska-railway.jpgOn the way to Denali Park Station, the train passes along the Nenana River, originating from the same glacier on the Northern slope of the Alaska Range. First it flows to the west and then to the north, forming the eastern boundary of Denali National Park.
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The Nenana River.
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The bridge over Riley Creek in the heart of Alaska.
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Part 1
Author: Uritsk
Source: uritsk.livejournal.com
Translated by: Zoozi

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