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Valley & Siletz Railroad

Valley & Siletz Railroad - VS

Route:
V&S Jct - Independence - Valsetz, OR (40.6 miles)
Headquarters:
Independence, OR
Junctions with other railroads:
SP: V&S Jct, OR
Radio frequencies:
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History:
Line built between V&S Jct and Valsetz in 1916.
Line abandoned beyond Pedee in 1978.
Line further abandoned to only three miles of track to Stapleton by 1979.
1.8 mile switching line in Independence sold to Willamette Valley Railroad in December 1984.
Abandonment of the remainder of V&S line authorized on April 28, 1985
Ownership:
Boise Cascade
Roster:
Unit Bldr. Model B/D B/N History Acq. Ret. Notes
5 GE 70ton 1954 32132 acquired new 1954 scrapped, 1978
7 GE 70ton 1954 32133 acquired new 1954 1985 to SMV for parts only, 1985
8 GE 44ton 12/1946 28340 ex Boise Cascade 1; ex Valsetz Lumber 1; ex Schnitzer Steel; ex BCT/AL 106; nee AL 106 1985 to Stimson Lumber; to storage Gaston, OR, 1985; to Oregon Coast Scenic
11 GE 70ton 1955 32283 acquired new 1955 to PNW 24

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Last updated: Oct. 01, 2016