Oregon Trunk Railway

Reporting mark: OTR
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Originally a subsidiary of the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (GN/NP Joint Venture), the Oregon Trunk Railway is presently jointly owned & operated railway run by Union Pacific and BNSF Railway (Primary User).

The line runs from the Columbia River south through Bend, Oregon and joins the Union Pacific main line near Chemult, Oregon. The line features many spectacular railroad structures dating from 1910 and 1911.

BNSF - Celilo Bridge (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1912
Vertical lift bridge over Columbia River on Oregon Trunk Railroad Line in Celilo, OR and Wishram, WA
Open to traffic

BNSF - Crooked River Bridge (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1911
Steel arch bridge over Crooked River on BNSF/Union Pacific Railroad in Terrebonne
Open to traffic

BNSF - Franklin avenue Subway (Deschutes County, Oregon)
Built 1936
Slab bridge on BNSF railroad over Franklin avenue
Open to traffic

BNSF - Sherar Bridge Highway Overpass (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1937
Girder bridge over Hwy 290 on Bnsf
Open to traffic

BNSF - Trout Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Trout Creek on Oregon Trunk Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Twin Crossing Bridge No 1 (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1911
Pratt deck truss bridge over Deschutes River
Open to traffic

BNSF - White River Bridge (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over White River on BSNF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Willow Canyon Trestle (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow Creek on BNSF/Union Pacific Railroad northwest of Madras
Open to traffic

BNSF-Twin crossing bridge No 2 (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1911
Warren deck truss bridge over Deschutes River
Open to traffic

BNSF-Twin crossing tunnel (Wasco County, Oregon)
Built 1911
Tunnel on BNSF railroad
Open to traffic

Oregon Trunk Railroad Warm Springs Tunnel (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1911
Abandoned tunnel on Formerly Oregon Trunk Railway
Derelict/abandoned