Monthly Archive: February 2016

The Big Move

Member Bob Topham recorded the big move Monday. First the Number 6 logger and a set of MOW equipment (speeder, idler/flat and crane) needed to be pulled and reset on the YPRHS siding. Once the track switches were re-aligned, WATCO Switching pushed the 45 Tonner into place for its new home. The remaining photos show …

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Dedicate the latest addition to its rolling stock collection

TOLEDO, Oregon – The Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society (YPRHS) will dedicate the latest addition to its rolling stock collection at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the museum in Toledo, Oregon. The retired 45-ton, center-cab locomotive , aptly if not imaginatively nicknamed the “45-Tonner,” is a gift from the Georgia-Pacific (GP) mill in …

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