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Tales from the Rail

All aboard! There is nothing quite like viewing Alaska’s terrain from a train. Check out these employees’ experiences as they traversed the state the old-fashioned way.

Sheri- Administration Manager

by rosen Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
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“Alaska?  Why, Alaska?”  That was the response most of my family and friends had when I made the decision to go to college in Fairbanks, Alaska.  It was only supposed to be for a semester and now 17 years later I am still here.  While going to school I had...  Read More

Bernadette- Rail Services

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
The Exit Glacier is an Alaskan natural landmark
I grew up in Alaska, having moved here at age five.  My dad was a pilot for a small air-taxi service out in bush Alaska, and he flew everything from mail, groceries, and dog-teams  to med-evac flights up and down the villages in the Yukon-Kuskoquim River Delta.  The most well-known...  Read More

Elizabeth – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Tales from the Rail
It’s 2:30 in the morning, and I’m cresting the hill on Ballaine, headed south. The peaks of the Alaska Range rise up out of the pavement, monstrous purple and frosted pink. This is why it is good to be awake at this hour. This is why I can get up...  Read More

Ashley – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
My husband and I met someone last summer who used to work for Princess on the train. She told me how much she loved it and that I should look into it. We went online and saw the Driver/Guide Position and knew that is what we would want to do....  Read More

Matt – Whittier Supervisor

by ATJ Posted in Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
I first drove up the Alcan Highway in the summer of 1999. I am no stranger to traveling and to long road trips, but this was a whole new adventure. I was driving north to Alaska! I packed my truck with everything I owned and hit the road. Camped all...  Read More

Todd – Food and Beverage Manager

by ATJ Posted in I ♥ Alaska, Tales from the Rail
During the year of 2000 I was working in Bend, Oregon. Hanging out at the local coffee shop, conversing will local friends was one of my pastimes and one day it was mentioned that one of them worked in Alaska for a summer on the Princess train. This really perked...  Read More

Tracy – Rooms Division Manager

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
I first visited AK after my family moved here from New Jersey. I was planning on spending the whole summer in Alaska, so my mom suggested that I get a job while I was here. She was working on board the Midnight Sun Express, Princess’ luxury rail cars and suggested...  Read More