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"NEWS 3/17/89 (Photo by Russ Carmack)
Judy Slaney puts a Mazda decal on the tail gate of a Mazda 4x4 pick-up truck at the Mazda import facility at the Port of Tacoma. Congress is taking a critical look at Foreign Trade Zones to see if they help or hinder the U.S. economy. Port of Tacoma has the second largest Free Trade Zone in the country, and the port officials consider it an important economic development too. Mazda adds accessories and detailing to cars imported from Japan and Korea.


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"Port of Tacoma - Gen.
New Construction Site: Shown here is the current terminal for Totem Ocean Trailer Express (TOTE) which leases the 25-acre site from the Port of Tacoma. This area will be the new site of a two-berth container facility for Tacoma Terminals, Inc., a subsidiary of Sea-Land Services, Inc. The Port is relocating the TOTE operation to Blair Waterway, where it will build a modern, expanded, roll-on, roll-off facility.

Tacoma News Tribune

PORT OF TACOMA--PIER 7 (Pier 7) pictures Oct 1960 thru Dec 1978 - 2

From clipping in file: "Pier 7 Extension Project Begins: Manson Construction and Engineering equipment dredging the $3 million extension to Pier 7 appear in this aerial photo taken by News Tribune staff photographer Bob Rudsit. The 900-foot concrete extension will provide a fourth berth for Pier 7, located on the northeast side of Sitcum Waterway between East 11th Street and Commencement Bay. The port's giant alumina storage domes and the tallow shipping tank farm, the latter at the left, dominate the aerial scene. Floating drydock for Aerojet's surface-effect test craft is at right.
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"Port of Tacoma - Pier 7"
"Pier 7 extension"
Photograph by Bob Rudsit

Tacoma News Tribune


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"BIZ 10/2/87 Gillie
"Suzanne C. Dicks, wife of U.S. congressman Norm Dicks, reacts after letting fly the bottle of champagne to christen the MV Sea-Land Tacoma this morning. The ceremony for the containership took place at the Sea-Land terminal in the Port of Tacoma. Mrs. Dicks is the sponsor of the vessel. Staff Photo by Joe Giron"


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"St. Regis - Western Star Paper Machine
Clipping taped to back: "READ ALL ABOUT IT--Seven St. Regis Paper Co. officials, her for this morning's official dedication of the company's $30,000,000 expansion of its Tacoma kraft pulp and paper mill, look over a special 18-page section of The News Tribune, marking the event. Seated, left to right, are Phillip B. Duffy, vice president, the corrugated container division; Reginald L. Vayo, vice president, kraft division sales; and Kenneth D. Lozier, vice president, of advertising and sales promotion, all of New York. Standing are George J. Kneeland, New York, assistant vice president; Russell R. Major, Tacoma, assistant comptroller; John A. McDermott, Jacksonville, Fla., vice president, pulp and paper manufacturing; and Dr. William R. Haselton, general manager of the Tacoma plant."

Tacoma News Tribune


Panorama of a mix of workers in hard hats and overalls as well as two people wearing more formal dress posing for a picture. No company logos are visible but two hard hats spell out "Woody" and "Ed."


Dockside shipyard materials with an ad for Drifted Snow "Home Perfected" Flour on the side of a building. There also appears to be some industrial architecture from the Port of Tacoma in the distance.


Laborers fastening large wooden planks together on the shoreline. Workers appear to be in front of a pallet with different gauges of plywood.


Float for Tacoma Public Utilities with Daffodil Queen waving at the 1954 Daffodil Parade. A Puyallup Furniture sign can be seen in the background.

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