Restoration Projects

Material and Service Wish List

June 22, 2017
Running a steam powered railroad is hard work, it often requires special skills and specialized tools to get the job done right.  We operate 46 miles of railroad through challenging terrain and an constantly evolving coastline.  As a non-profit organization we are always eager to accept donations to help us get the […]

Pickering Lumber Co. Heisler #1

June 21, 2017
After 2 years of negotiations we have finished what appears to be a first in the area of Steam Preservation. The PLA has long desired to return Sierra Ry 2-6-2 #30 back to steam in her tender configuration as she ran on the Angels Camp Branch of the Sierra. One of the […]

Tillamook Depot Restoration

June 20, 2017
The Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad has preserved Tillamook’s historic train station and hopes to operate regular train service from the depot soon.   To celebrate its recent 100th birthday in its new location at The Blue Heron French Cheese Company and with its important new purpose—welcoming visitors to the nonprofit railroad and […]