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In Portland you can ride a modern streetcar to a museum celebrating ancient steam engines

Portland is a train town. From its history as a 19th Century railroad outpost up to the present with its light rail and streetcars, steel wheels on tracks seem to have forever resonated in the The City of Roses. One … Continue reading

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The Oregon trail where cyclists can meet a dairy farmer, a coyote and a towering old train trestle

The Banks-Vernonia State Trail offers lucky cyclists a glimpse of the past and the future in one corner of Oregon’s old timber country. Oregon’s first rails-to-trails linear state park is on the edge of the Northern Coast Range that tumbles … Continue reading

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