Episodes

Episode 1

A journey is put in jeopardy and an ambitious construction project

Episode 2

Struggling against a snowstorm and a missing man

Episode 3

Repairing a damaged stretch of track and an ambitious expedition

Episode 4

Vital radio communications go down and the largest single item ever hauled by the railroad

Episode 5

A massive construction project, repairing a derailed snowplough and building a steam bath...

Episode 6

A disastrous derail leaves track crews stranded and in need of urgent rescue

Episode 7

Deep ice threatens to smother the track, forcing track workers to resort to a risky solution

Episode 8

In Alaska the spring thaw puts the railroad into meltdown

Episode 7 - Trapped in Ice

The train crew racing towards Anchorage face an icy challenge as they dodge intruders on the track. In Alaska Davy and Bill tackle the most dangerous mountains along the Alaska Railroad line as they struggle to transport fragile building material to Anchorage.  When a drunk strays onto the track Bill is left with a split second decision to make.

On the line deep ice threatens to smother the track, forcing track workers to resort to a risky solution. Elsewhere the railroads most deadly machine is deployed for it’s first mission of the year. Off grid homesteader Jennifer Hawks teams up with old-timer JT on a perilous journey to find a cabin that’s been washed down a river by a flood and now lies trapped in the ice. Unstable ice and fast flowing water leave the duo with in a battle to stay on dry land.

Credits
Edit Producer
Series Editor
for Destination America, Discovery