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Chelatchie Prairie Railroad

Chelatchie Prairie Railroad - CCPR

Route:
Rye Jct - Battle Ground - Chelatchie Prairie, WA (29.5 miles)
Headquarters:
Battle Ground, WA
Junctions with other railroads:
BN: Rye Jct, WA
Radio frequencies:
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History:
Acquired line from Longview, Portland & Northern Railway on July 22, 1981.
Service on the line discontinued in 1984.
Abandonment of the line was authorized on August 29, 1985.
Line purchased by Clark County and leased it to Lewis & Clark Railway for freight operations between Rye Jct and Battle Ground.
The Battle Ground, Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Railroad began excursion on the northern end of the line in 2001.
Ownership:
"Three local businessmen from Vancouver, WA"
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
007 GE 45-ton 1942 15713 ex ARR 7249; ex US Army 7249; nee Cornhusker Ordnance plant (Ovina, NE) 1983 to MWRL 4501; to OPR 4501, 1997; to POTB, 2008; to S & S Railroad, 2009
112 Alco S-4 1951 79226 nee LPN 112 1981 1983 to BYCX 112, 1987
7331 GE 45-ton 1/1941 12985 ex ARR 7331; ex US Army 7331; nee Ravenna Ordnance Works 451 1983 to Kerr-McGee Chemical (The Dalles, OR)
7356 GE 45-ton 7/1941 13139 ex ARR 7356; ex US Army 7356; nee Plum Brook Ordnance Works 1983 to TE 301; to Rabanco (Seattle, WA); to LeMay America's Car Museum (Tacoma,WA)

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Last updated: May 25, 2015