The Oregon Rail Heritage Center introduces “ORHFlix,” volunteer-produced short videos of the rail experience found at the Center on SE Water Avenue in Portland, Oregon. The ORHFlix are found on You Tube. Currently there are four ORHFlix videos posted. They are What Makes A Steam Train Go, Holiday Express 2018, Welcome to the Center, and more »
In Memoriam Laurel Coryell Lyon May 1, 1950 – November 24, 2018 Full of warmth, invention, compassion, and wit, Laurel Lyon was a unique phenomenon. Laurel not only thought outside the box, she lived outside the box. World traveler, field trip maven, green thumb, imaginative cook, athlete, environmentalist, former hippie commune resident, she had a more »
The Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation (ORHF) has acquired the last remaining historic element of the Brooklyn Yard, a 102’ railroad turntable. The turntable, built in 1924 by the American Bridge Company, was originally installed in 1925. Before Union Pacific demolished the Brooklyn Roundhouse in 2012, the company gave this turntable to the Oregon Rail Heritage more »
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