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Mount Vernon Terminal Railway

Mount Vernon Terminal Railway - MVT

Route:
Mount Vernon, WA (2.5 miles)
Headquarters:
Mount Vernon, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BNSF: Mount Vernon, WA
Radio frequencies:
160.875
History:
Line built by Puget Sound & Cascade Railway in 1916.
Downtown Mount Vernon track acquired in 1933 from Pacific Northwest Traction Company.
PS&C abandoned in 1939, and track in Mount Vernon turned over to Mount Vernon Terminal Railway.
On March 23, 2005, MVT filed to abandon the southern end of its line from mp 0.369 to 1.172.
Ownership:
George and S. Stephenson
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
1 Whitcomb 10- or 15-ton 195x to Skagit Steel & Iron Works (Sedro Woolley, WA), 195x
2 Plymouth 25-ton ML6 2/1934 3744 ex (D) Alaska Junk Co. (Portland, OR); ex Carl Weissman & Sons (Great Falls, MT); nee US Engineers - Wiota-Ft. Peck RR (Wiota, MT) 1951 1957 to (D) J. V. Markey (Seattle, WA); to Dominion Bridge V490 (Burnaby, BC), 1959; to Dominion Bridge no# (Selkirk, MB)
3 Plymouth 30-ton ML6 10/1943 4563 ex (D) Tauber-Arons Auctioneers; ex Atomic Energy Commission 7 (Hanford, WA); ex Dupont (Hanford, WA); nee Hanford Engineering Works (Hanford, WA) 1954 1985 to John Haakenson (Wickersham, WA); to LWRY 3
4 Plymouth 35-ton ML8 4/1943 4485 ex WCTR 4; nee US Army 7604 1975 to Nathon Harper (Gig Harbor, WA); to Western Forest Industries Museum (Tacoma, WA); to Yakima Interurban Lines (Yakima, WA); to Modoc Technical School, 2000
505 Baldwin VO-1000 1944 70290 nee US Navy 11 1985 1994 trucks removed, 1994; disposition unknown
1200 EMD SW9 4/1953 17822 4133-18 ex TMBL 1200; nee UP 1842 1993

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Last updated: Feb. 02, 2016