Homeowners dispute land ownership with Alaska Railroad

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It isn't over yet. That's what some homeowners say of their fight with the Alaska Railroad -- even after the railroad rescinded a controversial policy Tuesday.

The issue stems from a question about who owns land directly surrounding a railroad track. The Alaska Railroad says it's part of a safety zone that federal law requires it keep clear, but some homeowners say they still have the right to it.

For decades, trains have been part of the scenery at John Pletcher's home in Oceanview. The tracks were part of the charm when he first moved in, in the '80s. But in 2012, they became a nightmare.

Homeowners dispute land ownership with Alaska Railroad

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