The Gold Dust Line is the Newsletter of the Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad. First published in July of 1993, our Newsletter has had amazing people write and submit fascinating stories which have been found in our editions through the years.

The Gold Dust Line is published six times a year, January, March, May, July, September, and November. Anyone is welcome to submit a story, photo, experience, or letter about the Tanana Valley Railroad or any other railroad related event or experience to have published in our newsletter which has over eight thousand subscribers as of January 2019! To submit an artice please email to

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Brian Forrest, Editor of the Gold Dust Line