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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Restroom outside depot: Still in the works

Written October 4th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

When I passed Albany Station on my bike ride Saturday, I remembered the talk some time ago about building a public restroom outside the city’s depot building. Whatever happened to that idea?


What’s up with the tower clocks? Take a guess

Written September 3rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Hate to tell you this, but the clocks on the tower at Albany Station are out of whack again.


And back to the clocks at Albany Station

Written July 5th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If they gave up on the clocks in the tower at Albany Station, would you blame them? Once again, the four clocks exhibited great diversity on Monday, and none of them was even close to the time of day.


Tower clocks at Albany Station: Aaaargh!

Written March 27th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Those clocks on the tower at Albany Station are turning into some kind of headache for the people in city government who have to deal with them again and again.


Long train, long wait at Albany crossings

Written January 21st, 2021 by Hasso Hering

For most of its history Albany has been a railroad town, and I like it that way. For drivers this comes with the occasional inconvenience of long waits at grade crossings, as happened Thursday.


And once again, those tower clocks…

Written November 10th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Keeping the clocks in the tower at Albany Station showing the right time may prove to be harder than it should.


Clock tower repairs: A nice little surprise

Written November 5th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

You already know not to expect monumental news on this site. So instead, here’s a bit of small good news: Repairing the clocks in the tower at Albany Station cost far less than they thought.


 
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