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Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway

Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway - OPE

Route:
Cottage Grove - Mosby Creek - Walden - Culp Creek, OR (16.6 miles)
Headquarters:
Cottage Grove, OR
Junctions with other railroads:
SP: Cottage Grove, OR
Radio frequencies:
160.980
History:
Line built in 1904 as Oregon & Southeastern Railroad.
Assets purchased by Oregon, Pacific & Eastern Railway in 1914.
Line purchased by Kyle Railways and Bohemia (local shipper) in 1970.
Passenger excursions operated from 1972 to 1987.
Bohemia acquired Kyle's share in 1987.
Railroad shut down and abandoned in 1994, and track removed.
Ownership:
Bohemia, Inc.
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/N F/N B/D History Acq. Ret. Notes
1 2-6-2T to private owner
5 Alco 2-8-0 63549 10/1922 ex MAA 5 to GRM,Galveston,TX
10 GE 70ton 31284 3/1952 1952 1978 to MET 607, 1980, retired 2009; to LMR/MET 607
11 GE 110ton 13032 9/1941 c1958 unknown
12 GE 70ton 32302 8/1955 ex Port of Tacoma 702, 1961; nee McCloud River Lumber 1 1973 1983 to MET 608, 1983, retired 2009; to LMR/MET 608
14 GE 70ton 30172 6/1949 ex SP 5109 1975 to SFB 14; scrapped 1989
14.5 Plymouth 8-ton DLC6 3476 5/1930 ex OPE 9; ex Feather River RR #A; ex Unemployed Exchange Assn; ex (D) Garfield & Co scrapped
19 Baldwin 2-8-2 42000 1915 lease from YW; ex MR 19; ex United Mining & Smeltng 2069; ex Choctaw River & Lmbr; nee Caddow & Choctaw 4 returned to YW; to Age of Steam Roundhouse
21 Alco S2 70204 7/1943 ex SFB 21 1976 1994 to Schnitzer Steel Products 21, 1995
100 Budd RDC-1 5917 6/1953 ex YW 100:2; nee SP SP-10 1971 1978 to Moody Foundation, 1978; Galveston Island Railroad Museum; to Woodland,CA for restoration
101 Alco S3 78140 1950 ex Georgia-Pacific 101; nee Hammond Lumber 101 1959 to Feather River Ry 101; to FP 1; to FP 662; to CAD 10, 1984; to DR 19
602 EMD SW8 17230 6443-2 7/1952 ex YW 602; nee BAM 602 1978 1994 to MWRL 602; OPR 602, 1997; to WRIX 602

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Last updated: May 20, 2017