HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Not a trestle, but a temporary platform

Written June 15th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

No, lack of headroom won’t be a problem as the Union Pacific builds a massive structure over the Cox Creek Path in Albany.


New trestle: Wondering about headroom

Written June 14th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The way the construction crew has been making progress, the new railroad trestle on Cox Creek in Albany should be spanning the bike and walking path there any day now.


On Cox Creek Path, the scenery has changed

Written April 6th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Cox Creek Path in Albany is about one-third of a mile long and runs from Simpson Park to Salem Avenue. It used to be a scenic segment of Albany’s system of walking and cycling paths. This spring the nature of the scenery has dramatically changed.


Big tree down on Cox Creek Path

Written September 27th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

There is often something to see on Albany’s Cox Creek Path. On Sunday afternoon it was this dead tree that had crashed across the path.


Monday you may have to alter your route

Written August 1st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you’re a regular on Albany’s Cox Creek Path, you may have already seen this sign. If not but are planning to go that way on Monday, note that the trail will be closed.


The trouble with people: the mess they leave

Written July 2nd, 2020 by Hasso Hering

That bundle of crumpled black plastic you see in my left fist is a dozen or more dog waste bags the Albany Parks Department was kind enough to supply and somebody then threw away or carelessly dropped on the Cox Creek Path.


Discovering Albany: the Cox Creek Path

Written June 6th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

From the Cox Creek Path, you don’t see the creek for which it is named, especially not late in the spring when the vegetation runs wild.


 
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