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Ballard Terminal - Railroad

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Ballard Terminal - Railroad
Company Name Ballard Terminal
Category Railroad
Year Founded 1997
Country United States (Details)
Source of Text Bluford Shops
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Ballard Terminal - Railroad

Company History: BDTL was established in 1997 to operate 3 miles of track that had been abandoned by BNSF in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. The line began with 3 customers: Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel, Olsen Furniture and Western Pioneer Shipping. The latter was a fish processor. Only Salmon Bay still receives service by rail. The red, black and silver paint scheme is a nod to the colors of Ballard High School. The Ballard Terminal is affiliated with 2 other Washington shortlines, the Eastside Freight Railroad and Meeker Southern.

Brief History:
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Item created by: gdm on 2019-02-01 17:35:58

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