Sunset over Cook Inlet
On my return to Anchorage from Seward I took a moment to snap this photo of a spectacular sunset along Turnagain Arm. In the distance is the Alaska Range.
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From Daily Photos
A bear explores the remains of a tree stump in Placer Creek near Portage, AK
A glacier reaches Resurrection Bay near Seward, Alaska.
The blue waters of Resurrection Bay contrast nicely with the surrounding white capped mountains.
An Alaska work train ends the day basking in the sunshine. It is 9 PM and the light is perfect.
An Alaska Railroad train heads north towards Fairbanks on a very nice summer day seen here crossing the Knik River.
Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery returns to Anchorage on a beautiful summer evening.
Denali as seen from the Alaska Veterans Memorial rest area on the Parks Highway.
An Alaska Railroad train skirts the shores of Turnagain Arm in their journey south.
Sunrise on Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage on a glorious summer morning.
Kenai Peninsula as seen from the Seward Highway.
Alaska Railroad coal train along the Turnagain Arm.
A saltwater pond reflects an Alaska Railroad train near Portage, Alaska.
The view from Portage Lake boat landing is outstanding. The size of these mountains can be compared to the very small appearing boat at the bottom of the peak on the right.
Alaska is filled with great scenery and this shot of Westchester Lagoon is right in the heart of Anchorage.
A beautiful summer day is captured in Tern Lake on the Kenai Peninsula.
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A float plane takes off from Upper Trail Lake, near Moose Pass, Alaska.
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An Alaska Railroad train crosses Riley Creek Trestle in Denali Park, Alaska
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The calm waters of Turnagin Arm reflect the ever present mountains along the Kenai Peninsula.
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Glacier in Prince William Sound
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Alaska Railroad's General Office Building overlooks Cook Inlet and Fire Island.
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Dall Sheep in Chugach Mountains.
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Alaskan sunrise over Potter's Marsh on the outskirts of Anchorage, Alaska.
The fall colors start early, as compared to the lower 48, and offer a tremendous variety of color as seen here at Hurricane, Alaska.
Sunrise at Bird Point, Alaska along Turnagain Arm.
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Denali Park road. Fall colors in Alaska start quite a bit earlier than in the lower 48.
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The view from Denali Park road is outstanding
Summit Lake, Alaska.
Mother and child look on from the muskeg bogs.
Taken from the Parks Highway near the summit of Broad Pass, Alaska.
The Denali Star crosses Broad Pass on a dreary summer day. The purple and white flowers help to brighten up the scene.
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The city of Anchorage sits on Cook Inlet with the Chugach mountains as a back drop.
A young bull moose is intent on finding breakfast.
A rainbow appears above Turnagain Arm and 20 Mile River near Portage, AK
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Looking towards the Kenai Peninsula.
Sunrise over Palmer, Alaska.
A few dall sheep gather in the Chugach Mountains overlooking Turnagain Arm.
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Denali peeks above the clouds as seen from the Parks Highway in Talkeetna, Alaska.
Used to Colorado Mountains and plenty of 14ers I must say when I saw Denali for the first time I was incredibly impressed.
An Alaska Railroad passenger train is near Girdwood, AK as they roll north towards Anchorage.
From Daily Photos, April
I was fortunate to capture a tri-fecta in Whittier, Alaska. The train, cruise ship and a very rare clear day. Whittier only averages about 30 days of sunshine a year.
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Fall comes early in especially the further north you go. The colors are just starting to change in this shot just south of Hurricane. AK