The Friends of SP4449 have announced their 2017 excursion. They are planning a return to Bend, Oregon on a two-day trip through the Columbia River gorge and the beautiful Deschutes River canyon with an overnight in Bend. The date of the trip is scheduled for June 24, 2017 returning June 25, 2017. Please send an more »
Ride the Oregon Pacific Railroad passenger train from the Oregon Rail Heritage Center and back via the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge along the Willamette River Saturdays! Trains depart the ORHC at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm for an approximately 45 minute long round trip. See www.portlandtrainrides.com for more information.
Stephen Sedaker, long-time volunteer with the Pacific Railroad Preservation Association, provides a new update going in to 2017 on the SP&S 700 boiler inspection in a new article published on Trains.com.
We thank all of you for your help in putting a warm and dry roof over the heads of the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation and her sister partners. With that accomplished, it’s time to look forward. Our mission is to provide for the preservation and public enjoyment of Portland’s historic locomotives, railroad equipment, and artifacts; more »
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