The Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway

The Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway was constructed solely as a direct link into Portland, Oregon for the Northern Pacific and Great Northern. It was never intended to maintain a long-term identity but soldiered on for nearly seven decades after numerous attempts to merge the so-called “Hill Lines” failed. The SP&S was built at a relatively late date, delayed largely to ongoing disputes with Union Pacific and its subsidiary, the Oregon Railway & Navigation Company. After persistent legal battles regarding access into Portland and ownership of the mighty Columbia River’s north bank, SP&S’s 379.5-mile main line was finally completed in 1909… read more >

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