HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Parking lot hole, a mystery no more

Written January 12th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Drivers parking their cars in the city of Albany-owned lot behind 201 First Avenue W. noticed a hole in the pavement. Then the hole got bigger. What could it be?


Just wondering — why no crossing arms

Written October 21st, 2020 by Hasso Hering

  On a leisurely bike ride through old Albany the other day, I noticed something that wasn’t there. Where the Portland & Western Railroad crosses Sixth Avenue, there are no warning lights, bells or arms that come down when a train comes through.


East of Lyon: A remarkable comeback

Written January 16th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

On an evening stroll through central Albany east of Lyon Street, I took a few photos of houses that impressed me as restored, repainted, fixed up, or just showing signs that the owner or somebody has been taking good care of them.


 
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