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 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)
After backing into the UP Fife Yard, the "Mountain Job" is tied down for Sunday, and will run Monday Instead.
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)