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The following are links to various SP&S information on the web, both on and off the SP&SHS site. If there are any broken links, please, contact the webmaster.


  • Collectibles of the SP&S Ry.: Images of artifacts and paper items (Ron Peterson).
  • SP&S Matchbooks: Collection of SP&S matchbooks, as well as other railroads.
  • The North Bank Road: A Journey on the Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway and it's subsidiaries Through Brochures, Postcards, and Other Collectibles (Richard Wilkens).


  • Diesel Roster & Dispositions: Temp Unavailable (5/27/03)Troyce Brooks' effort to create a lineage of SP&S diesel power (Rails Northwest).
  • Paint SchemesA basic resourse for equipment schemes. Use with caution since paint colors are one of the biggest sources of continuing discusions.
  • SP&S Domes Several photos of SP&S domes.
  • Survivors An attempt to list all the surviving SP&S equipment. A work in progress.
  • Roster: Diesel
  • Roster: Steam


  • Model News Information about currently avaialble models. Updated as I recieve information. Plans are in the works to put together a page for all models done but still just a plan.



  • Ft Wright Tower A short description of Ft Wright Tower by former operator C.F. Dayley
  • Ken Prager: Railroad stories by Ken Prager, #700 engineer.

Oregon Electric / United Rys.

Oregon Trunk

Legal Matters

  • Port of Portland vs. US, 408 US 811 (1972): 1971 Supreme Court case over the ICC's decision that the adverse effects on SP&S and UP of the proposed four-railroad ownership of Peninsula and accompanying trackage rights would outweigh the advantages to SP, Milwaukee, and the Rivergate industries.
  • Glen Mulkey vs. SP&S Railway Washington Supreme Court, Oct 29, 1964. Concuring and dissenting opinions concerning a vehicle vs train accident at Lyle.
  • Walter Hewitt vs. SP&S Railway Washington Supreme Court, May 20, 1965. Concuring and dissenting opinions concerning a vehicle vs train accident at a private crossing in which the driver of the car was killed.
  • ICC accident Reports 1911-1966 This will take you to the search page. Enter "Spokane Portland and Seattle" or "Oregon Trunk" in the field for Railroad. There are 19 reports for the SP&S and 1 for the Oregon Trunk. And 1 for the Spokane and Inland Empire. Did not find any for the Oregon Electric.
  • Agreement SP&S Road Agreement




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