Oregon Rail Heritage Center - See historic steam locomotives and learn about rail history from experienced guides. Also the home of the annual Holiday Express train. Portland’s industrial heritage is entwined with being at the crossroads of many different railroads for over a century. The east-side Brooklyn Yard near the Willamette continues to host one of the last remaining roundhouses with a turntable. Therein live three historic steam locomotives and most of the heavy machinery necessary to maintain them by volunteers. The near vicinity hosts a variety of historic diesel locomotives as well as historic passenger cars and other rolling stock.
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