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Railroads: Conquering the Last Frontier

It takes a strong and resilient spirit to successfully survive the fifteen foot snowfalls and sub-zero temperatures of Alaska and the state’s only freight railroad, Alaska Railroad, has been doing that and more since 1923. From custom modified excavating equipment to clear tracks of snow to howitzer guns to safely trigger avalanches, Alaska Railroad combines technology and experience to ensure that freight rail works for their customers no matter what nature throws their way.