The sodium vapor lights of the Muni Yard mix with smoke from California, Oregon and Washington wildfires to lend an eerie feel to this scene. A Tacoma Rail job is shoving a cut of military cars pa... (more)
On an evening of smoke filled skies a Tacoma Rail job is delivering a cut of military cars to the North Intermodal Yard for loading on yet to arrive RO-RO ship. An interesting load of the new rob... (more)
Oil, Intermodal and vehicles are the current mainstay of Tacoma Rail. Here with a wonderful sunset on Mt Rainier, a Tacoma Rail job using an SD40 and MP15AC are switching one of the vehicle loadi... (more)
A Tacoma Rail transfer to the BN Yard in Tacoma.
Meet Tacoma Rail's newest locomotive. TMBL 2316, one of the first GP23ECO's. Built by Progress Rail just across the road in Tacoma. This is a "trade-in" for TR's GP20 2006. Sharing... (more)
Tacoma Municipal Belt Line number 931, an Alco S4, switches cars at the railroad's yard in the Tacoma docks area on September 17th, 1979.
Tacoma Municipal Belt Line S4 944 was photographed in the railroad's yard in Tacoma, Washington, on September 17th, 1979.
Taylor-Piedmont Timber #7 working at the Wilmington, NC plant in this Summer 1971 scene.
Early morning on the Tidelands Division we see TMBL #1521 and #1524 shoving a train into their yard while a switchman looks on, there's a plethora of these mini signals all over the area.
CHUFFAGE! The "MUNI" aka the Tacoma Municipal Belt Line bangs out a cut of cars on the south end of the switching lead while Mt. Rainer looms in the distance.
(Updated due to new info). A year or so ago (maybe longer) this S4 appeared in an empty lot in the eastern end of Loma Linda, near Redlands (in an otherwise very suburban neighborhood). As time pa... (more)