HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Revisiting Pirtle: A station in rail history

Written June 25th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

It was three years ago, in April 2015, that I wrote about the former Pirtle power transfer station on the old Oregon Electric Railway. Last week I looked at it again and, no surprise, it and the graffiti are still there.


Life in a railroad town

Written April 30th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Pity the poor people who do not live in railroad towns. They miss the fun of sitting at a crossing and watching a freight rumble past.


Just another day on the RR track

Written March 13th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

When you’re riding your bike around town on a sunny afternoon, you have the chance to stop and take a closer look anytime you see something,¬†well, not exactly spellbinding, but unusual anyway.


 
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