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Everett railroad protest ends with 5 arrests

Five people have been arrested after a dozen demonstrators blocked railroad tracks Tuesday at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in north Everett to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest. Above, Abby Brockway suspends herself earlier from a tripod to block a train carrying oil.

MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Five people have been arrested after a dozen demonstrators blocked railroad tracks Tuesday at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in north Everett to protest train shipments of oil and coal and proposed export terminals in the Northwest. Above, Abby Brockway suspends herself earlier from a tripod to block a train carrying oil.

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