On a pre-spring teaser day in the Puget Sound, Mt Rainier stands watch over the Tacoma Rail Muni yard.
TMBL 7001 leads 2 other SD40-3's and another SD70ACe-T4 and 24 cars up the 3.3% ex-Milwaukee Road Tacoma Gulch as it nears the top of the grade on 4/4/17.
Tacoma Rail GP40M 4002 brings a short yard job from the South Yard to Slug 2 over the newly installed crossing to continue switching at Tacoma Rail's Tidefalts yard. I went out that day with a fri... (more)
After backing into the UP Fife Yard, the "Mountain Job" is tied down for Sunday, and will run Monday Instead.
A set of Tacoma Rail geeps work the yard, in the Port of Tacoma.
TMRW SD70ACe #7001, TMRW SD40-3 #3001, and TMRW 3GS21B #2100 lead TMRW 101 through Tacoma, WA.
The TR Hill Job brings 16 cars down the Frederickson Sub on a sunny morning.
It's 2am, and I've been standing in the rain for 45 minutes all setup waiting for the last freight train to cross the 80 year old Historic Milwuakee S Curve trestle. Even with really good intel, ... (more)
Some Tacoma Rail switchers in the late afternoon sun with Mt. Rainer
Tacoma Rail 3000 along with SD45 3001.
A pair of Tacoma Rail switchers sit idle on a quite Sunday morning.
2 Tacoma Rail SD70ACe's finish setting out cars before heading west to tie up for the day.
Tacoma Rail units sit idle on a quite Sunday afternoon.
Tacoma Rail 7002, one of 2 SD70ACe's on the property goes about switching in Frederickson.