Santiam Road – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Another rail crossing to avoid?

Written March 5th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”AQopOSnaZUo”] If Santiam Road on Tuesday is an example, the notorious Queen Avenue railroad crossing is not the only place in Albany where train operations sometimes cause long delays.

So just what’s going on here?

Written February 23rd, 2019 by Hasso Hering

To at least one reader, it looked as though Emery & Sons was building some kind of infrastructure on a big vacant lot off Albany’s Santiam Road, just east of the Carriage House Plaza and north of the tracks.

New life for an old church?

Written January 1st, 2015 by Hasso Hering

This may be the year someone rescues the old church at Albany’s Main Street and Santiam Road before it falls down. Two parties have submitted proposals to acquire the city-owned property at 401 S.E. MainĀ and do something with it, and the city staff is analyzing the offers.

Quite a transformation on Santiam Road

Written December 27th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The old roadside sign was still there just before Christmas, but otherwise this Albany address, 1224 Santiam Road S.E., no longer looked at allĀ like the run-down and vacant former Salvation Army thrift store. Baldwin General Contracting Inc. has been reconstructing the building to use as its offices, and the transformation looks just about complete, at […]

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