HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Pix from a ride: Ties and crossing panels

Written February 22nd, 2024 by Hasso Hering

If you’re in Albany, go down to the riverfront and take a look at the work going on at a brisk pace along the Water Avenue railroad track.


Not your ordinary railroad train

Written April 26th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Now that was a weird-looking train that inched its way across Albany streets on Wednesday morning.


What’s that smell? It’ll soon be gone

Written February 28th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

As I was heading east on First Avenue Wednesday, a peculiar smell in the air made me wonder if there was a fire upwind. Then, after a left on Columbus and another left on Water, the nature and the source of the odor became obvious: Creosote fumes from batches of new railroad ties being stacked […]


 
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