Albany & Eastern Railroad

Reporting mark: AERC
The Albany & Eastern Railroad is an Oregon short line railroad operating in the eastern Willamette Valley up the Santiam River drainage. The line runs between Albany to Lebanon with spur lines running northeast from Lebanon to Mill City along the North Santiam River and southeast from Lebanon to Sweet Home along the South Santiam River.

The railroad features a few examples of standard railroad structures with a significant truss over the South Santiam River.

AERC - Crabtree Creek Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Through truss bridge over Crabtree Creek on Albany & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

AERC - South Santiam River Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1910
Pratt through truss bridge over South Santiam River on Albany and Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

AERC - Thomas Creek Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1960
Deck plate girder bridge over Thomas Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic