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Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway

Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway (1922-1954)

Route:
Willamina - Fort Hill - Grand Ronde, OR (8 miles)
Headquarters:
Willamina, OR
Junctions with other railroads:
SP: Willamina, OR
Radio frequencies:
?
History:
Line from Willamina built in 1922 by Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway (Spaulding-Miami Lumber Co.)
Line acquired by Longview, Portland & Northern Railroad in 1954.
Line acquired by Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway (WGR) in March 1980.
Ownership:
Spaulding-Miami Lumber Co.
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
451 GE 45-ton 3/1952 31303 acquired new 1952 1954 to LPN 451, 1954; to Long Bell Lumber (Joplin, MO), 1969; to International Paper no# (Joplin, MO)


Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway - WGR (1980-1995)

Route:
Willamina - Fort Hill - Grand Ronde, OR (5.2 miles)
Headquarters:
Willamina, OR
Junctions with other railroads:
WPRR: Willamina, OR
Radio frequencies:
160.530; 160.560; 161.070
History:
Line from Willamina built in 1922 by Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway (Spaulding-Miami Lumber Co.)
Line acquired by Longview, Portland & Northern Railroad in 1954.
Line acquired by WGR in March 1980.
Tracks beyond Fort Hill abandoned in 1985.
WGR merged into Willamette Valley Railroad on March 10, 1986.
WGR "un-merged" on March 1, 1988.
Trackage between Willamina and Fort Hill sold to Hampton Railway in 1995.
Ownership:
?
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
110 Alco S2 1/1946 74453 S-3005-16 ex LPN 110 1980 1992 to Doyle McCormack (Albany, OR), 1992; to BYCX
2890 EMD GP9 8/1959 25646 5608-16 ex WVRD 2890; ex SP 2890; ex SP 3723; nee SP 5887 ? 1995 to RPRX, 2000; to RPRX "Green Goat" 2001, 2001

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Last updated: Nov. 17, 2016