Seeking Donations for:

  • NEW: Getting the Yard Back on Track improvements
  • Restoring historic trolleys
  • Building a second carbarn 

Donations

The OERHS is a non-profit all-volunteer organization. Our funding relies on memberships, trolley fares, and donations.  We have many capital projects the include adding a second car barn and track improvements at our museum. We also need to restore our historic trolley collection to at least conserve them, if not operate them. This alls take funding. Below is a list of projects that the OERHS would like to fund. Please consider donating below, or joining our organization.


 

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Getting the Yard Back on Track – Phase 1


GOAL: $11,000

The yard trackage suffers from regular car derailments at the switches. The plan is to rip out the track, pour concrete to lay the rails then additional concrete between and up to the railheads. This will last longer then ties and ballast. Phase one replaces 2 switches and adds a switch for the future restoration shop. We have 

$10 Donation 

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Second Carbarn

A second carbarn is needed to get all of our historic railway equipment out of the elements for better preservation

$10 Donation

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OE #21 Locomotive Restoration


OE #21 is a freight locomotive built in 1913 for the Oregon Electric Railway. It is the only OE equipment in Oregon. The OERHS brought it home from Canada in 2017.

$10 Donation

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Brussels Cars Restoration


The OERHS took ownership of 9 former Brussels trams and work cars. They are a unique collection representing all that it takes to run a tram system. 

$10 Donation

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Un-restricted Donation


Your donation will be allocated by the Board of Trustees to where the money is needed most.

$10 Donation

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