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Operator OERHS
System Type Heritage Trolley
Year Opened WST: 1987
# of Lines 1
# of Cars 2
Mileage 6 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 3
Power Generator
Fare Media Cash
Website OERHS
Data Date 2000
1st Visit 1996
Last Visit 5/2004
% Rode 100%

US Transit > PNW > Portland
Willamette Shore Trolley

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The Willamette Shore Trolley is a tourist streetcar line that operates between Portland and Lake Oswego along the Willamette River. The line is owned by several government entities. The line is operated by the Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society. They use 2 cars from their collection. Due to lack of overhead the car draw power from towed generators. 

The OERHS also operates a museum in Brooks Oregon.

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BTC48-RP-051801-4.jpg (145862 bytes)Blackpool Double Decker at the Riverplace Terminal with Portland skyline behind it. This station is now closed due to Portland Streetcar extension. (5/18/01 dig.) ptc813-rp-070501-2.jpg (332927 bytes)Portland Brill Master Unit at Riverplace Terminal (7/4/01-dig)
wstphoto.jpg (82044 bytes)Willamette Shore Trolley's fleet. A Blackpool England double-decker and a Portland Brill Master Unit sitting in front of the car barn.

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