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Willig sign from 8200 S. 216th St. in Kent Washington Completed terminal in Kent.
This is Joe Paradise...builder of all the newer Willig terminals The original startup crew at Kent terminal. On wall left to right Steve Reeder (sitting), Tim Hunt, Tom Nelson (sales rep) Johnny Moore, on stairs left to right Bob Baker (sales rep) AC Ezell, Richard "Butch" Williams, Darrel Bainton, Eugene Knowelton, and Bob Burton (Terminal Manager). Ron "Gunnar" Simmons not pictured. This picture was taken the day we moved into the new Terminal in November 1984. Kent Willig startup crew on move in day. Left to right. Butch, AC, Johnny, Tim, Steve, Tom, Darrel, Bob, Bob, Gene. Ron not pictured.
First snow at new Kent terminal. Willig Freightliner line tractor Terminal manager Bob Burton
Ron Simmons holding the very first freight bill delivered out of the Willig Terminal expansion in Kent. Ron was the #2 seniority driver in Kent and he transfered to the Olympia terminal when it opened several years later along with Johnny Moore.



Pictures from the terminal we worked out of until the new terminal was finished.
We started operations in Kent in August 1984 and the system closed Oct. 1st 1995.
     
     
     
     
   
  Johnny Moore with freight bill



Pictures showing the construction of the new Kent, WA terminal
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     



Dump trucking and paving pictured was done by M.A Segale which is where Steve Reeder retired out of 12 years after willig folded.
I worked there for 8 years but retired as a Teamster Heavy Construction Business Agent 12 years later
     
     



Move-In Day at the new Kent, WA terminal
     
     
   
   





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