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3995 Brooklake Road
Brooks, OR 97303
On the grounds of Powerland Heritage Park
Phone: 971-701-6327

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Welcome to the largest Trolley Museum in 
the Pacific Northwest

The Oregon Electric Railway Museum is an operating trolley museum. We feature trolleys and other electric railway equipment from the West Coast as well as from around the world. Our railway equipment collection dates from the 1890’s thru 1977.

Your Visit to the Museum includes

  • InterpretiveCenter-072614-11An authentic experience of purchasing trolley tickets at our Depot, Hopmere Station, This station, built by the museum is based on plans of a Southern Pacific Train Station.
  • A Ride on one of our authentic trolleys from around the world. Our most popular operating car was built in 1913 for Sydney, Australia. The ride is about 2 m
    iles round trip
  • You will be welcome to tour our carbarn filled with historic railway equipment, some on static display, other in the midst of restoration to service. See what was once was consider out-dated is now considered new again.


The Museum is run all by volunteers, from restoration of the streetcars to selling tickets to operating the trolley. Consider joining the OERHS and  volunteering your time, or consider monetary donations to keep our trolleys running.


A possible new addition to the collection at the museum, Brussels tram 5023. Originally built in 1935, the car receive a PCC style body in the late 50s but retained the original trucks and controls. It was later converted to a double end work car. The car was sold and converted back into passenger use. We are receiving quotes to transport the car to Brooks. It is currently on the west coast.
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The forms are completed, the bolts are set and the rebar is tied. Concrete will be poured Friday starting between 1 and 1:30. We will also be pouring a footing for a wig-wag signal at the Parade Road crossing at the South end of Brooks Depot. The pre-cast footing will be placed at the crossing location and the signal installed after the necessary authorizations have been received. ... See MoreSee Less

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A beautiful, sunny Monday fun day found the crew setting forms to extend the track footings to connect to the track at the crossing. Another day and twenty feet more to go. We hope to pour the final run a week from Friday. We may pour the footing for the wig-wag signal at the Brooks Depot crossing at the same time if enough volunteers are present. ... See MoreSee Less

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