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FREDERICKSON: Rail corridor a boon for industrial growth

Letter by John M. McDonell, Gig Harbor on May 31, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 16 Comments »
May 31, 2011 3:09 pm

Kudos on your business section’s touting the economic vitality of the Frederickson industrial area (TNT, 5-29). Not mentioned, however, was the contribution of having a rail corridor adjacent to and throughout the area to foster such industrial growth.

Tacoma Rail’s success, carrying capacity and ability to service the area was met with skepticism a decade ago, but through its partnership with the Port of Tacoma, this railroad that could, did.

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