In the 1920s, Portland had the third largest narrow gauge electric rail system in the United States. The streetcar lines formed many streets and neighborhoods that still exist today.
Oregon once had one of the nation's most extensive streetcar systems.
Learn about different types of urban rail transportation.
Take a ride on old 300, a lovingly restored historic trolley.
View archival film of Portland streetcars in action.
A gallery of Portland's historic streetcar line.
A gallery of streetcars in other Oregon Cities
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