1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204
The Center, located at the hub of rail activity on the east side, now houses Portland's historic SP 4449, SP&S 700 and OR&N 197 steam locomotives. Visitors can tour the decades-old trains, and learn about their storied history.
Over 6,300 visitors enjoyed the inaugural weekend of the Heritage Center.
Earlier in the morning, the community also celebrated the grand opening of the Eastside Streetcar - a perfect day to celebrate Portland's rail history and its future.
Oregon Rail Heritage Center ready for grand opening Saturday, Sunday
Dana Tims in The Oregonian
East side streetcar service begins
Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune
Lee Perlman in the Portland Observer