Potter Section House Railroad Museum

This rest area is the site of a railroad section house. The restored house and its outbuildings were built by the Alaska Railroad to house the section foreman and his family. The foreman was responsible for maintaining a 10-mile stretch of railroad track. You'll find an old train car and rotary plow that used by the section foreman to clear snow off the tracks in winter. This is a fun stop for kids to take a look at railroad history and you'll get a peek at what's down the road as the majestic mountains stare at you from across the Turnagain Arm.

Getting There

Latitude: 61.05155
Longitude: -149.797
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