Wilsonia to Portland

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  • States: Oregon   
  • Railroads: SP   

The abandoned railroad route between Wilsonia and Portland of which 6.05 miles have been abandoned, was once operated in Oregon by the Southern Pacific Railroad.

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
Docket Number: AB 12 Sub 73 Date: 6/22/1984 Section: 10903
Application filed for abandonment of a line of railroad between 768.209, at or near Wilsonia, to milepost 774.259, at or near Portland, Jefferson St. a distance of 6.05 miles in Clackamas and Multnomah Counties, Oregon.
Length: 6.05 miles Citation:  

This is the remaining portion of the Jefferson Street Branch line (see http://deadhorsetimes.blogspot.com/2010/05/jefferson-street-line.html), and is still in operation--it is being considered for conversion to transit use.

The SP tried to abandon it, but abandoned the abandonment when a group of local governments bought the ROW instead.

EngineerScotty
Beaverton, OR
5/22/2010

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