The Museum will follow any Government advisories based on the COVID19 before starting the 2020 season. This includes training our operators and any charters. Our museum was scheduled to start at the end of May. But likely will be impacted.

We will announce here and on our Facebook page when we will start training and regular trolley service. 


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 1890s through 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. It is also out ticket office and gift shop. See our Children’s Trolley!
  • 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 miles round trip
  • On days that our carbarn is open to the public, you will be welcomed to tour our collection of historicrailway equipment. Some are on static display, others are amid restoration to service. See examples of the transportation technology that started out as the symbol of progress, later became considered outdated and now returning to the heart of many of our cities.


The Museum is run all by volunteers, from the 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.


After another day in the sun, volunteers completed the striping on the new handicap parking lot at the car barn. Efforts will now be put into spreading the gravel for the driveway to reach the new lot. ... See MoreSee Less

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Volunteers took advantage of the beautiful, sunny day, to paint the stripes and handicap parking symbols on the new parking lot at the carbarn. We will return Saturday to paint the diagonal lines in the walkway. ... See MoreSee Less

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Still time to come to the Portland Expo Center and meet Trolley Dave at the Great Train Show. For more info and a link to a discount coupon: ... See MoreSee Less

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Come see us today and tomorrow at the Great Train Show at the Expo Center in Portland. ... See MoreSee Less

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