Thursday, July 28, 2011

Tri-City & Olympia Railroad refurbishes locomotive

The Tri-City & Olympia Railroad has a "new" refurbished diesel-electric locomotive rolling the rails between Kennewick and Richland.
No. 33, a former Union Pacific engine, sports the TC&O yellow and black colors and logo while making daily morning runs from Kennewick's Washington Street interchange to the end of the line at Stevens Boulevard in the Hanford area.
Kenneth Perkes, an accounting assistant at the railroad's main office in Kennewick, said No. 33 was acquired at an auction several years ago with other well used UP locomotives. Continued

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