Just daily switching duty in Tacoma. This the the old Great Northern yard known as "Log Yard".
The low evening sun illuminates the cab on this hazy yellow Autumn evening as the Sounder heads south to Lakewood.
Starting to look like Fall around here. Southbound along the Tacoma waterfront. I didn't notice all the exhaust heat distortion until later.
Finally no people in the way. MRSRR newly restored #70 made a visit to Freighthouse Square this weekend. Although there is nobody visible here, there was a great turnout of fans and families for t... (more)
Years in the making this engine finally lands in it's final position next to the Fife History Museum. It still has a fresh coat of paint thanks to the now defunct CEECO. It had been sitting in the... (more)
Both of these locos were sitting at CEECO (Coast Engine and Equipment Company) for a few years. When CEECO ceased operations last summer they were brought to the Tacoma yard only about a mile away... (more)
The second of two derailments today in Tacoma. This engine was switching the yard when it ran into the side of a southbound UP stack train. Not many details yet, but the engineer was taken to the ... (more)
Kicking up dust while switching in the back alleys
Annual open house rides through the Port