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September 18, 2010
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Garbage Riders!

I'm heading into Tacoma to work on the little trains of the PSMRE and I hear over the radio the crew of the EVEROO asking for the Tacoma yardmaster to train his camera towards the last 3 cars of garbage to verify they still have a couple of riders. Rider's verified and the yardmaster describes a new rider jumping on the train. Tacoma Police have been called and are to meet the train at the Amtrak Station.

Off to the station I go and arrive in time to see the train pull to stop, the newest rider detrain and watch the remaining two enjoy a beer (Rainier of course). Mitch Goldman alert: there's also a dog on board!

A few minutes later, with some guidance by this photographer, two of Tacoma's finest arrive and begin the process of relieving the train of it's unwanted guests.

I do have to say, freight train riding ain't what it used to be. These two, had cell phones, camera, guitar, a couple of knapsacks and of course a dog (with his own pack). Click Here for a little Tacoma industrial railroading!

Click Here for more photos and description of this little drama!
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  Make  Canon
  Model  Canon EOS 40D
  ExposureTime  1/250
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