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  1. shay2305

    Three Modes of Traction in Portland, Oregon

    I made a trip to Portland, OR to visit friends at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center on Saturday November 6, 2021. SP 4449 was out side having its various systems tested in preparation for the upcoming Holiday Express. While I was watching the work progress a Portland Street Car crossed over the...
  2. shay2305

    OCSR Working on the Railroad

    The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad crew started rebuilding a section of the shop track in Garibaldi today. We pulled about 250 feet of old worn out track that was built with 80# rail. The rail is so worn out that in many places the base of the rail has half moon rusted through where the spikes...
  3. shay2305

    McCloud #25 on OCSR.

    For your enjoyment here are some photos of McCloud #25 on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad's Coastal Excursion. A couple of the train in Garibaldi between runs. The others are next to Tillamook Bay at an area called the "Three Graces" for the rocks out in the water.
  4. shay2305

    July 4th and 5th with McCloud 25

    OCSR plans on bringing out McCloud Railroad 25 on July 4th and 5th. We will be moving the 25 from Tillamook to Garibaldi in the afternoon of July 4th. We are hoping to arrive in Garibaldi in time to run 25 on the 4PM departure, not guarantied. 25 will be the star for the eveing trip to...
  5. shay2305

    OCSR Coastal Excursion

    The weather was nice today on the Oregon Coast. Unfortunaly most of our riders were in Portland enjoying the "Rose Festival". I pulled the video recorder out and recorded the noon departure of the train. Enjoy.
  6. shay2305

    Oregon Coast Scenic RR update

    This last week has been a busy week on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. On Saturday May 14. We spent the day preparing the #25 and finished the day with a few test runs in front of the big hanger that housed the Tillamook Air Museum and is the temporary home of the 25. On Sunday we worked...
  7. shay2305

    McCloud #25 Arrives in Tillamook

    March 31, 2011 has been the grand finale for the month of March for Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad personnel. As mentioned in an earlier post we moved the Tillamook depot to a new location in the beginning of the month and in the last week we moved the McCloud #25 from McCloud, CA to Tillamook...
  8. shay2305

    OCSR moves Tillamook Depot

    This weekend was a busy time for OCSR. We have been working the last couple of months towards moving the Tillamook Depot from its original location. After several weeks of preparation which included removing the roof, windows and doors and jacking the building off its foundation. The day...
  9. shay2305

    McCloud #25 moving to Oregon

    We broke the news on Trains Magazine Newswire today that McCloud Railroad #25, 1925 2-6-2, has been purchased by Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. We have worked through Martin Hansen to secure the locomotive with the sale being finalized after OCSR inspected the engine in McCloud on Tuesday. OCSR... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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