Podcast: Pat Tracy – Talking Steam Trains

At the Oregon Rail Heritage Center, we’re all about steam locomotives. You wouldn’t think boiling water could be that complicated, but when it comes to steam locomotives, it is! This is our first podcast of what will be an ongoing series of discussions with people who maintain steam locomotives and the challenges to do it right (meaning, don’t blow up the boiler).

Ride the OPR on Saturdays!

Dates: March 30 - November 9, 2019
Location: Oregon Rail Heritage Center

Ride the Oregon Pacific Railroad passenger train from the Oregon Rail Heritage Center and back via the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge along the Willamette River Saturdays!

Trains depart the ORHC at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm for an approximately 45 minute long round trip.

All Aboard the Holiday Express

Dates: November 5 - December 18, 2016

Tickets for the 2016 Holiday Express are now for sale via the Holiday Express website! Tickets for certain rides tend to go quickly, so take a look at the calendar and book your tickets now for a magical ride with Santa on one of Portland’s most loved holiday traditions. For a little extra inspiration, enjoy this short story, The Real Santa Claus is on the Train, written by author and Holiday Express volunteer Ken Byers.