Eklutna Area on The Alaska Railroad

When the rail line was first constructed the engineering commission used river rock as the surface under where they laid the tracks. Due to the heavy loads the railroad carried, they eventually had to stop using river rock and instead used granite, which they mined in Eklutna. Today the railroad is replacing all the river rock with granite, which they mine from many locations along the rail line.

Getting There

Latitude: 61.457289
Longitude: -149.380159
Driving Directions