Tacoma Rail's Hill Job (103) is on it's way home from Fredrickson and a portion of the former Milwaukee Road mainline. To do so, they must cross the BNSF and UP tracks and the Puyallup river over... (more)
Tacoma Rail's Hill Job is headed back home, crossing the Sounder Trestle (former location of Milwaukee S Curve trestle). This time in the company of two Sounder trains (one dead in tow).
Tacoma Rail's Hill job is on it's way to Fredrickson. This trip the crew has 14,600 horsepower to lug the 15 cars up the 3.65% grade that awaits them once they leave Sound Transits Lakewood Sub.... (more)
Tacoma Rail's Hill job (101) begins it's journey to Frederickson. After shoving in to the UP's Fife yard, the train takes the short northern section of the Mountain Division over the Puyallup Riv... (more)
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)
There is a narrow window of oportunity for a shot like this. This scene embraces both history and the future (possibly). The future is Tacoma Rail's hill job, powered by former EMD SD70ACe-P4s 1... (more)
TR 7001 and 7002 tiptoe down a +-3% grade in some of the steepest parts of the "Gulch", to pickup the rest of their train. Former EMD Demonstrators 1211 and 1212, they are now wearing t... (more)
Former EMD Demonstrators 1211 and 1212 are now wearing the colors of Tacoma Rail for the duration of their 5 year lease. These may be the last most modern units to cross this trestle as it is sch... (more)