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Willamette Shore Trolley

An Incomparable Trolley on the Scenic Rail Line Between Portland and Lake Oswego

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The right-of-way of the Willamette Shore Trolley was first established in 1885-1887 as the Portland and Willamette Valley Railroad. It was later purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

The line was electrified in 1914 and passenger traffic hit its peak in 1920 with SP running 64 Red Electrics to and from Portland and Lake Oswego daily. Passenger service ended in 1929, while freight continued until 1983. In 1984, SP was granted permission to abandon the line. Instead, it has become a non-profit service operated by Oregon Electric Railway Historical Soc.. The Lake Oswego station is on State at A Street and the Portland terminus is 3 blocks south of Riverplace. Charter and group rates are available.

A variety of adventures with Trains await the railroad enthusiast in Oregon.

Location: 311 North State St, Lake Oswego Oregon 97034 Telephone 503-222-2226

Other Transportation nearby:
(Portland) American West Steamboat Company
(Aurora) Aurora State Airport
(Portland) Bee Rent-a-Car
(Gresham) Bike and Cruise
(Newberg) Chehalem Airpark Airport
(Sandy) Country Squire Airpark Airport

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12/05 Coming to The Lake Oswego area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.