There’s a little paved path across the old Oregon Electric Railway tracks at Burkhart Street in Albany. It’s on one of my bike routes through town, and I spent a few minutes there on October 8, trying to decipher the lettering that graffiti artists had left on the cars.
Tags: Albany crossings, Burkhart Street, pedestrian crossings, Portland & Western, rail crossings, Railroads
Riverfront project includes work on crossings
Plans for Albany’s riverfront call for improving crossings on the Water Avenue rail line, opening new ones and closing others. But the new or improved crossings won’t have to be protected with automatic arms.
Tags: Albany riverfront, ARA, CARA, rail crossings, Walker/Macy, Water Avenue, Waterfront Project