Rare Piece of Portland’s Brooklyn Rail Yard To Be Installed at Rail Heritage Center Dateline: Portland, OR, April 2019 – At its March 2019 meeting, the National Railway Historical Society awarded two grants to projects at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center on SE Water Avenue in Portland. The Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation (ORHF) received an $8,000 award more »
This is the first of an occasional series on where to go for train watching in the greater Portland Metropolitan Area. Wilsonville is a community about fifteen miles southwest of Portland. It is the south end of TriMet’s rail WES (Westside Express Service) route, and on the Portland and Western rail line between Albany and more »
Essex, Montana. A flag stop on the Empire Builder’s trips back and forth on the northern transcon. Located fifty miles south of the Canadian border, and eight miles west of the Continental Divide at the Marais Pass, Essex is home to the Izaak Walton Inn. The inn is the epitome of what a great railroad more »
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