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Longview, Portland & Northern Railway

Longview, Portland & Northern Railway - LPN

Route:
Gardiner Jct - Gardiner, OR (3.6 miles)
Longview Jct - Ryderwood, WA (30 miles)
Rye Jct - Battle Ground - Chelatchie, WA (33.1 miles)
Willamina - Grand Ronde, OR
Headquarters:
Gardiner, OR
Junctions with other railroads:
CORP: Gardiner Jct, OR
Radio frequencies:
160.500
History:
1922: Company incorporated.
1929: Built Longview Jct - Ryderwood line.
1960: Rye Jct - Chelatchie, WA line acquired from NP.
1952: Gardiner line built.
1953: Ryderwood line abandoned.
1955: Willamina - Grand Ronde, OR line acquired from Spaulding-Miami Lumber Co.
1960: Rye Jct - Chelatchie, WA line acquired from NP.
1980: Grand Ronde line sold to Willamina & Grand Ronde Railway.
1981: Chelatchie line sold to Chelatchie Prairie RR (to LINC in 1987).
1999: Gardiner line closed with the closing of the mill in Gardiner.
Ownership:
International Paper Co.
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N F/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
20:1 SS&IW motor car 1927 ? acquired new 1927 193x to TRC 22, 193x; to CWR M-200, 1941; to Niles Canyon Ry, 1975
20:2 Alco S2 9/1940 69213 S-1817-04 nee SPS 20 c.1964 1969 scrapped, 1969
80 GE 80ton 11/1943 18067 acquired new 1943 1973 to POTB 111, 1973; to Oregon Coastline Express 111
110 Alco S2 1/1946 74453 S-3005-16 acquired new 1946 1980 to WGR 110, 1980; to Doyle McCormack (Albany, OR), 1992, to BYCX
111 Alco S2 7/1949 76933 S-3105-08 acquired new 1949 1999 retired, 1999
112 Alco S4 1951 79226 acquired new 1951 1981 to CCPR 112, 1981; to BYCX 112, 1987
130 EMD SW1500 12/1969 35582 4567-1 acquired new 1969 1999 to PT 130; to BDLX 130
451 GE 45ton 3/1952 31303 nee Willamina & Grand Ronde Ry 451 1954 1969 to Long Bell Lumber (Joplin, MO), 1969; to International Paper no# (Joplin, MO)
680 Baldwin 2-8-0 10/1916 44235 1977 to VT 29, 1977
1001 Baldwin VO-660 4/1942 64250
1002 Baldwin VO-660 8/1942 64392 ex-Guy F. Atkinson 110; ex-Import-Export 110; nee CEI 110 c.1956 ? retired; scrapped, 1975
1400 Richmond 2-8-2 1926 66919 to ONW 1400; scrapped 1957

Explanations:

B/D
Builder's Date
B/N
Builder's Number
F/N
Frame Number
Acq.
Year unit acquired
Ret.
Year unit retired
Reporting Marks

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Last updated: March 18, 2014



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