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The Tillamook railroad is a short line run along some of the most beautiful scenery in Oregon, but it's also one of the most challenging to operate. The so-called "green plague" is spreading quickly, choking out other forms of plant life. And an investigation into boulder-sized rocks from as far away as Canada that litter the Willamette Valley.

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Tillamook Railroad

This short, but challenging line runs along some of the most beautiful scenery in Oregon.

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No Ivy League

Meet a group of Portlanders who has declared war on English Ivy.

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Missoula Floods Erratics

Rocks transported to the Willamette Valley by the Missoula Floods are called erratics.

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