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Winter 2017

In This Issue
The Milan Car has Arrived John Nagy……………………................ 1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News………….……. 2
Pictures of the delivery of the Milan Car……………..………………3
Museum Director’s Report Fall/Winter 2016 Greg Bonn……….5
Restoration and Maintenance of WST Dave Rowe……………….6
WST Operations David Harold…………………………………………..….6
Seattle Transit Updates Roy Bonn…………………………………….....7
OE #21 Project Update John Nagy………………………………………8
Donation Request………………………………………………...………….....9

 

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Fall 2016

In this issue:
Bring Home Locomotive #21 - John Nagy, Don Evans..........1
Oregon Railway Historical Society News..............................2
Powerland Operations - Kenneth Peters.............................2
Thanks to Recent Donors .................................................4
Museum Director’s Report - Greg Bonn...............................5
MAX Light Rail Destination Sign Conversion - Steve Morgan .6
Restoration & Maintenance WST - Dave Rowe.....................8
OERHS Annual Meeting & Banquet.....................................8
Dallas, Transit Mecca of Texas, Part 3 - Mark Kavanagh.......9
OERHS Wish List and Project Donations - John Nagy..........12


Summer 2016

Portland Streetcars - Louis Bowerman.............................1
Oregon Railway Historical Society News...........................2
Selling Tickets and Gift Shop - David Harold.....................2
New Members and New Motormen .................................2
Landscaping and Parking Improvements - David Harold.....5
Tri-Met’s New Advertising Graphics - Louis Bowerman......4
Position Changes at WST - John Nagy............................5
Training and Operations News - Jan Zweerts.................5
New OERHS Website - Mark Kavanagh...........................5
Restoration & Maintenance - Dave Rowe.......................6
Civil War Comes to Powerland - John Nagy...................7
Spring Work at the Museum - Greg Bonn....................8
Dallas, Transit Mecca of Texas, Part 2 - Mark Kavanagh...9
OERHS Wish List and Project Donations - John Nagy......9


Winter 2016

Slabtown Streetcars - Richard Thompson........................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News..............2
Info for New Members - John Nagy.................................2
Winter Work at the Museum - Greg Bonn.......................4
600% Growth in Two Years - John Nagy.........................6
Pacific Northwest Transit Update - Roy Bonn..................8
OERHS Receives Donations of Furnishings - John Nagy..8
Dallas, Transit Mecca of Texas - Mark Kavanagh.............9
Recent Books on Transit................................................14

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Fall 2015

Bringing Belgium to Brooks - John Nagy...........................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News...............2
Annual Meeting and Banquet - John Nagy........................2
New MAX Orange Line to Milwaukie - Lou Bowerman........6
A Transit Fan Field Trip - Wayne Jones..............................8
Willamette Shore Trolley Updates - Dave Rowe...............10
Pacific Northwest Transit Update - Roy Bonn...................10
Spotlight on Members: John Nagy...................................11

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Winter 2015

A New Streetcar Era - Roy Bonn........................................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News................2
Milan Car Update - John Nagy...........................................2
Streetcars in Tucson, Arizona - Mark Kavanagh................5
Bill Binns’ 90th Birthday ...................................................7
Museum Directors Report - Greg Bonn..............................8
Portland & Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn..................9
MAX Orange Line - Lou Bowerman..................................10
Spotlight on Members: Jack Norton................................11

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Spring 2014
Trolleys Through the Timber - Richard Thompson..............1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News................2
Interpretative Center Update Greg Bonn..........................2
Red Trolleys in the Sun Mark Kavanagh............................5
MAX Yellow Line Lou Bowerman .......................................6
Seattle Transit Update Roy Bonn......................................7
Tucson Sun Link Update Roy Bonn....................................9
DC Streetcar Update Roy Bonn........................................10
Pacific Northwest Transit Update Roy Bonn.....................10
Spotlight on Members: Hal Rosene .................................11

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Winter 2014
Portland-Milwaukie MAX - Lou Bowerman.........................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News...............2
Interpretative Center Update Greg Bonn.........................2
Winter Work at the Museum Greg Bonn...........................5
Sun Link Streetcar Roy Bonn............................................6
DC Streetcar Roy Bonn.....................................................7
WES rail fan trip Roy Bonn................................................9
United Streetcar Roy Bonn.............................................10
Pacific Northwest Transit Update Roy Bonn....................10
Spotlight on Members: Dave Rowe.................................11

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Fall 2013

TriMet Moving Vintage Trolleys to St. Louis.......................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News................2
New archived newsletters from 1989 - Richard Thompson..2
2013 OERHS Annual Meeting and Banquet........................3
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn............................4
Portland & Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn....................6
Update on Milan Car Acquisition - John Nagy.....................7
Dresden Rail Transportation - Mark Kavanagh...................8
Spotlight on Members: Gage Geist...................................11

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Summer 2013

Portland’s First Streetcars - Richard Thompson.................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News...............2
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn...........................2
Dresden Traction - Mark Kavanagh .................................5
Tampa’s Streetcar System - Wayne Jones .......................8
A rail fan trip in Portland - Roy Bonn ...............................10
Spotlight on Members: Richard Thompson ......................11

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Spring 2013

Willamette Shore Trolley - Back on Track..........................1
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn..........................2
Vintage Trolley History - Richard Thompson.....................3
Pacific NW Transit Update - Roy Bonn..............................8
Spotlight on Members: Charlie Philpot ...........................11
Setting New Poles - Greg Bonn.......................................12

Also see information on page 13 of this newsletter about 1931 ex-Milan interurban trolley #96 that OERHS is hoping to acquire

 

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Winter 2013

The Oregon Electric Railway-Part 4 - Roy Bonn.................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News...............2
WST #514 back on the rails.............................................2
Tom Swift & His Electric Locomotive - Richard Thompson..4
Portland & Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn..................6
Dresden Traction - Mark Kavanagh...................................7
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn.........................10
Spotlight on Members: Rod Cox .....................................11

 

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Fall 2012

The Oregon Electric Railway-Part 3 - Roy Bonn..................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News................2
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn...........................2
New Compressed Air System in the Shop - Greg Bonn......4
Crewless Trains across Sandy River - Richard Thompson..5
Prague Traction - Mark Kavanagh......................................8
Portland & Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn.................10
Spotlight on Members: Bob Terkelsen..............................11

 

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Summer 2012

The Oregon Electric Railway-Part 2 - Roy Bonn.................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News...............2
New Portland Streetcar Exhibit.........................................4
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn..........................5
United Streetcar...............................................................6
Portland Transit Update...................................................7
Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn...................................9
Annual Meeting & Banquet.............................................10
Spotlight on Members: Mark Kavanagh..........................11

 

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Spring 2012

Portland's MAX moves forward - Lou Bowerman..............1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News.............2
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn.........................4
Portland Transit Update - Roy Bonn................................5
Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn..................................6
Spotlight on Members: Greg Bonn ..................................7

 

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Winter 2012

The Oregon Electric Railway - Roy Bonn.........................1
Oregon Electric Railway Historical Society News............2
Interpretive Center Update - Greg Bonn........................2
Portland Transit Update - Roy Bonn...............................5
Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn.................................7
Spotlight on Members: Mike Parker.................................9

 

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Fall 2010

New Trails Recall Earlier Rails - Lou Bowerman.....1
Murdoc Grant Helps Interpretative Center...........2
WST Update.........................................................2
Annual Meeting....................................................4
Portland Streetcar Lines - Richard Thompson.......4
Portland Transit Update - Roy Bonn.....................5
Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn.......................7
Spotlight on Members - Lou Bowerman................8
OPB Show: Streetcar City....................................9

 

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Summer 2010

A Portland Rail Excursion - Roy Bonn....................1
New Interpretative Center Progress....................5
Steam Up 2010 - Antique Powerland...................7
Spotlight on Members - Bill Binns.........................8

 

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Spring 2010

MAX Green Line Opens - Lou Bowerman..............1
New Type-4 Cars.................................................2
A Peek into Portland's Past - Greg Bonn..............6
New Interpretative Center Progress...................7
Portland Transit Update - Roy Bonn....................8
Spotlight on Members - Roy Bonn......................10

 

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Winter 2010

Trolley Coaches in Portland - Roy Bonn...............1
Annual Meeting...................................................2
Seattle Trolley Buses - Steve Morgan..................4
Seattle Transit Update - Roy Bonn......................6
Changes for The Transfer...................................7
Museum Shop Advances - Greg Bonn..................8

 

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