Tacoma Division Local Train Brief


Train:                          No. 1283 Vancouver-Centralia


Frequency:                   Daily except Sunday.


Purpose:                       Makes morning side trip to Rye to pick up loads LP&N Railroad set out.  Performs local switching Vancouver to Chehalis.  Sets out and picks up at Longview Jct. and, when necessary, blocks cars at Rocky Point for 1/679 pickup..


Traffic Handled:            Lumber and lumber products, chip loads and empties, various loads and empties.


Schedule:                      On duty Vancouver                  6:00 AM. 

Except Mondays                      7:00 AM


Connections:                 First 679 (North, East, Auburn and Seattle cars at Rocky Point or Centralia).


Terminal Handling         Vancouver only Ampere and Rye cars, usually caboose hop out of Vancouver.



Performance:                Local switching enroute.  Trip to Rye is AM for LP&W loads.



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