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. 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 See examples of the transportation technology that started out as the symbol of progress, later became considered outdated and now returning to the heart of many of our cities.

Sydney1187-080209-01Volunteers

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.

 

Concrete was poured today for the handicap parking lot and the emergency exit door pads. 15 yards of "mud" was used for the pour with barely enough left over to fill a five gallon bucket. Volunteers will strip the forms, saw cut the slab, for expansion and contraction and backfill the edges with gravel. The parking area will be striped after the concrete has cured for a week. This is the last part of the project to increase the occupancy permit for the building. ... See MoreSee Less

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Volunteers have been working over the last few weeks excavating, setting forms and spreading gravel. The areas include concrete pads at the three new exit doors and a concrete parking lot that includes two handicap spaces and a third space (reserved for the museum director)😁. We are hoping to pour in the next few weeks, weather and volunteer help permitting. ... See MoreSee Less

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