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Oregon Railroads

Oregon Common Freight Carriers

  • Albany and Eastern Railroad (AERC)
  • BNSF Railway (BNSF)
  • Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (CORP)
  • City of Prineville Railway (COP)
  • Hampton Railway (HLSC)
  • Idaho Northern and Pacific Railroad (INPR)
  • Klamath Northern Railway (KNOR)
  • Lake County Railroad (LCR)
  • Mount Hood Railroad (MH)
  • Oregon Eastern Railroad (WYCO)
  • Oregon Pacific Railroad (OPR)
  • Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad (PCC)
  • Peninsula Terminal Company (PT)
  • Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad (POTB)
  • Portland and Western Railroad (PNWR)
  • Portland Terminal Railroad (PTRC)
  • Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
  • Wallowa Union Railroad Authority (WURR)
  • WCTU Railway (WCTR)
  • Willamette and Pacific Railroad (WPRR)
  • Willamette Valley Railway (WVR)

Oregon Passenger Carriers

  • Amtrak (AMTK)
  • Eagle Cap Excursion Train (WURR)
  • Longview, Portland and Northern Railway (LPN)
  • MAX Light Rail (TMTC)
  • Oregon, Pacific and Eastern Railway (OPE)
  • Sumpter Valley Railway
  • Westside Express Service (TMTC)
  • Willamette Shore Trolley

Oregon Defunct Railroads

Name Mark System From To Successor
Albany and Lebanon Railroad   SP 1880 1881 Oregon and California Railroad
Astoria and Columbia River Railroad   GN/ NP 1895 1911 Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway
Astoria and South Coast Railway   GN/ NP 1888 1892 Seashore Road Company
Astoria Southern Railway     1910 1943 N/A
Beaverton and Willsburg Railroad   SP 1906 1916 Southern Pacific Company
Boise and Western Railway   UP 1909 1910 Oregon Eastern Railway
Burlington Northern Inc. BN   1970 1981 Burlington Northern Railroad
Burlington Northern Railroad BN   1981 1996 Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway
Burlington Northern (Oregon–Washington), Inc.     1981 1985 Burlington Northern Railroad
California Northeastern Railway   SP 1905 1911 Oregon Eastern Railway
California and Oregon Coast Railroad     1913 1954 N/A
Carlton and Coast Railroad CR&C   1910 1940 N/A
Central Railroad of Oregon     1909 1927 Union Railroad of Oregon
Central Railway of Oregon     1905 1909 Central Railroad of Oregon
Central Oregon Railroad   GN/ NP 1908 1909 Oregon Trunk Railway
Central Pacific Railway   SP 1912 1959 Southern Pacific Company
Clackamas Southern Railway     1908 1914 Willamette Valley Southern Railway
Columbia and Nehalem River Railroad     1913 1925 N/A
Columbia River and Astoria Railway   GN/ NP 1891 1895 Astoria and Columbia River Railroad
Columbia River and Oregon Central Railroad   UP 1903 1910 Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company
Columbia Southern Railway   UP 1897 1910 Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company
Condon, Kinzua and Southern Railroad CKSO   1928 1976 N/A
Coos Bay, Roseburg and Eastern Railroad and Navigation Company   SP 1890 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Corvallis and Alsea River Railway   SP 1907 1911 Portland, Eugene and Eastern Railway
Corvallis and Eastern Railroad   SP 1897 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Corvallis and Yaquina Bay Railroad     1872 1874 Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad
The Dalles and Southern Railroad     1933 1936 N/A
Dayton, Sheridan and Grande Ronde Railroad   SP 1877 1879 Willamette Valley Railroad
Des Chutes Railroad   UP 1906 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
East Portland Traction Company EPTC   1987 1997 Oregon Pacific Railroad
Gales Creek and Wilson River Railroad   GN/ NP 1917 1944 Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway
Goble, Nehalem and Pacific Railway     1902 1922 N/A
Great Northern Railway GN GN 1927 1970 Burlington Northern Inc.
Great Southern Railroad     1904 1933 The Dalles and Southern Railroad
Great Western Railway of Colorado GWR   1986 1987 Great Western Railway of Oregon
Great Western Railway of Oregon GWR   1987 1997 Lake County Railroad
Independence and Monmouth Railway   SP 1889 1918 N/A
Klamath Lake Railroad     1901 1913 N/A
Longview, Portland and Northern Railway LPN   1952 1999 N/A
Malheur Railroad     1923 1930 Oregon and Northwestern Railroad
Malheur Valley Railway   UP 1906 1910 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Marion and Linn County Railroad   SP 1918 1927 Southern Pacific Company
Medford and Crater Lake Railroad   GN/ NP 1904 1907 Pacific and Eastern Railway
Modoc Northern Railroad MNRR   2005 2009 Union Pacific Railroad
Molalla Western Railway MWRL   1993 1997 Oregon Pacific Railroad
Mount Hood Railroad   UP 1905 1968 Mount Hood Railway
Mount Hood Railway MH UP 1968 1987 Mount Hood Railroad
Nevada–California–Oregon Railway   SP 1888 1945 Central Pacific Railway
Northern Pacific Railroad   NP 1864 1896 Northern Pacific Railway
Northern Pacific Railway NP NP 1896 1970 Burlington Northern Inc.
Northern Pacific Terminal Company of Oregon   NP/ SP/ UP 1882 1965 Portland Terminal Railroad
Northwest Railway   UP     Northwestern Railroad
Northwestern Railroad   UP 1906 1910 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon Railway   SP 1880 1880 Oregonian Railway
Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company   UP 1896 1910 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon Railway Extensions Company   UP 1888 1896 Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon Railway and Navigation Company   UP 1879 1896 Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon and California Railroad   SP 1870 1927 Southern Pacific Company
Oregon, California and Eastern Railway OCE GN/ SP 1915 1990 N/A
Oregon Central Railroad ("West Side Company")   SP 1866 1880 Oregon and California Railroad
Oregon Central Railroad ("East Side Company")   SP 1867 1870 Oregon and California Railroad
Oregon Central and Eastern Railroad   SP 1895 1898 Corvallis and Eastern Railroad
Oregon Eastern Railway   SP, UP 1905 1912 Central Pacific Railway, Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon Electric Railway OE GN/ NP 1906 1981 Burlington Northern (Oregon–Washington), Inc.
Oregon and Northwestern Railroad ONW   1934 1984 N/A
Oregon Pacific Railroad   SP 1880 1894 Oregon Central and Eastern Railroad
Oregon, Pacific and Eastern Railway OPE   1912 1994 N/A
Oregon Short Line Railroad   UP 1897 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Oregon Short Line Railway   UP 1882 1889 Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway
Oregon Short Line and Utah Northern Railway   UP 1889 1897 Oregon Short Line Railroad
Oregon and Southeastern Railroad     1905 1914 Oregon, Pacific and Eastern Railway
Oregon Southern Railway   UP     Columbia River and Oregon Central Railroad
Oregon Portage Railroad     1905 1915 N/A
Oregon Steam Navigation Company   UP 1862 1880 Oregon Railway and Navigation Company
Oregon Trunk Railway OT GN/ NP 1909 1981 Burlington Northern (Oregon–Washington), Inc.
Oregon Trunk Line, Inc.   GN/ NP 1906 1909 Oregon Trunk Railway
Oregon and Washington Railroad   UP 1906 1910 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company   UP 1910 1987 Union Pacific Railroad
Oregon and Washington Territory Railroad   NP 1886 1892 Washington and Columbia River Railway
Oregon Western Railroad   SP 1889 1890 Oregonian Railroad
Oregon Western Railway   SP 1905 1914 Willamette & Pacific Railroad
Oregonian Railroad   SP 1890 1893 Oregon and California Railroad
Oregonian Railway   SP 1880 1889 Oregon Western Railroad
Pacific Railway and Navigation Company   SP 1905 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Pacific Coast Line Railway   SP 1911 1912 Willamette & Pacific Railroad
Pacific and Eastern Railway   GN/ NP 1907 1919 N/A
Pacific Great Western Railway   SP 1911 1912 Willamette & Pacific Railroad
Portland, Astoria and Pacific Railroad   GN/ NP 1919 1921 United Railways
Portland, Eugene and Eastern Railway   SP 1907 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Portland and Southwestern Railroad     1905 1944 N/A
Portland Terminal Railroad PTRC NP/ SP/ UP 1965    
Portland Traction Company PRTD SP/ UP 1930 1991 East Portland Traction Company
Portland and Willamette Valley Railway   SP 1885 1892 Portland and Yamhill Railroad
Portland and Yamhill Railroad   SP 1892 1893 Oregon and California Railroad
Rogue River Valley Railway     1891 1915 Southern Oregon Traction Company
Salem, Falls City and Western Railway   SP 1901 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Seashore Road Company   GN/ NP 1893 1897 Astoria and Columbia River Railroad
Sheridan and Willamina Railroad   SP 1907 1913 Portland, Eugene and Eastern Railway
Southern Extensions Railway   UP 1906   Des Chutes Railroad
Southern Pacific Company SP SP 1887 1969 Southern Pacific Transportation Company
Southern Pacific Transportation Company SP SP 1969 1998 Union Pacific Railroad
Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway SP&S, SPS GN/ NP 1908 1979 Burlington Northern Inc.
Sumpter Valley Railway     1890 1961 N/A
Terminal Railway   SP 1911 1913 Willamette & Pacific Railroad
Umatilla Central Railroad   UP 1906 1910 Oregon–Washington Railroad and Navigation Company
Union Railroad of Oregon UO   1927 1993 N/A
Union Railway     1890 1894 Union Street and Suburban Railway
Union, Cove and Valley Railway     1905 1906 Central Railway of Oregon
Union Street and Suburban Railway     1894 1906 Union, Cove and Valley Railway
United Railways URC GN/ NP 1906 1944 Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway
Valley and Siletz Railroad VS   1912 1985 Willamette Valley Railroad
Walla Walla and Columbia River Railroad   UP 1868 1910 Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company
Walla Walla Valley Railway WWV NP 1910 1985 N/A
Washington and Columbia River Railway   NP 1892 1907 Northern Pacific Railway
Western Oregon Railroad   SP 1879 1880 Oregon and California Railroad
White City Terminal and Utility Company     1954 1974 WCTU Railway
Willamette & Pacific Railroad   SP 1911 1915 Southern Pacific Company
Willamette Valley Railroad WVRD   1984 1994 Willamina and Grand Ronde Railway
Willamette Valley Railroad   SP 1878 1880 Oregon Railway
Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad     1911   N/A
Willamette Valley and Coast Railroad   SP 1874 1894 Oregon Central and Eastern Railroad
Willamina and Grand Ronde Railroad WGRR   1980 1986 Willamette Valley Railroad
Willamina and Grand Ronde Railway WGR   1988 1996 Willamette Valley Railway
Willamina and Grand Ronde Railway     1920 1955 Longview, Portland and Northern Railway

Oregon Private Freight Carriers

  • Bridal Veil Falls Lumbering Company
  • Bridal Veil Lumbering Company
  • Northwest Log and Lumber Company
  • Sunset Logging Company

Oregon Passenger Carriers

  • Samtrak

Oregon Electric Railways

  • Albany Street Railway
  • Astoria Electric Company
  • Astoria Street Railway
  • Central Railway of Oregon
  • City and Suburban Railway
  • East Side Railway
  • Eugene and Eastern Railway
  • Forest Grove Transportation Company
  • Medford Coast Railroad
  • Metropolitan Railroad
  • Mount Hood Railway and Power Company
  • Mount Scott Railway
  • Multnomah Street Railway
  • Oregon City and Southern Railway
  • Oregon Electric Railway (OE)
  • Oregon Traction Company
  • Oregon Water Power and Railway Company
  • Pacific Power and Light Company
  • Portland Railroad and Terminal Division (PRTD)
  • Portland Railway
  • Portland Railway, Light and Power Company (PR&P)
  • Portland City and Oregon Railway
  • Portland Consolidated Railway
  • Portland Consolidated Street Railway
  • Portland Electric Power Company (PEP)
  • Portland, Eugene and Eastern Railway
  • Portland and Fairview Railway
  • Portland Traction Company (PRTD)
  • Portland and Vancouver Railway
  • Southern Oregon Traction Company
  • Southern Pacific Company
  • Trans-continental Street Railway
  • Union Street and Suburban Railway
  • United Railways (URC)
  • Valley Railway
  • Walla Walla Valley Railway (WWV)
  • Walla Walla Valley Traction Company
  • Waverly–Woodstock Electric Railway
  • Willamette Bridge Railway
  • Willamette Falls Company
  • Willamette Valley Railway
  • Willamette Valley Southern Railway

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