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With revenue drop projected, Alaska Railroad explores alternative moneymakers - 7/28/15
Alaska Disptach News
By Jeannette Lee Falsey

A larger-than-projected drop in revenue this year for the Alaska Railroad has president and CEO Bill O'Leary exploring ways to strike real estate deals on railroad property and run more beer trains and other popular specialty passenger excursions.

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Farmers in path of stalled Point MacKenzie railroad line get $8 million - 7/28/15
Alaska Disptach News
By Zaz Hollander

POINT MACKENZIE -- The state of Alaska paid nine farmers more than $8 million to clear a path for the as-yet-unfinished 32-mile railroad line slated to cross Point MacKenzie farmlands en route from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough port to the Parks Highway.

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On the Alaska Railroad, a moveable feast with a moveable view - 7/21/15
Alaska Disptach News
By Mike Dunham

Some diners judge an eatery by the quality of the view. By that standard, the GoldStar Dining Room, aka the dining car on the Alaska Railroad, must be one of the finest restaurants on the planet.

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Outdoors Amazing views of glacier make new Spencer Bench cabin popular - 7/21/15
Alaska Disptach News
By Alli Harvey

The Alaska Railroad did very little advertising to promote the opening of the Spencer Bench cabin south of Anchorage earlier this year, yet the word spread quickly that the cabin was available.

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