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Oregon & Washington Railroad (1906-1910)

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Overview

Operated a total 243.98 miles of line between Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington

Owned (25.30 miles), including 6 miles, Black River Junction to Seattle/Argo, Washington

Jointly owned with Milwaukee Road (CMStP&P) (67.22 miles), Tacoma to Black River Junction, Washington

Trackage rights with NP (151.46 miles), Vancouver to Tidewater (Tacoma), Washington

Timeline

May 12 1906
Oregon & Washington Railroad incorporated in Oregon to build between Portland and Seattle

May 26, 1906
Purchased right of way and surveys of Washington Northern Railway

August 1907
Construction commenced

January 1, 1910
Operation commenced, to temporary terminal in Seattle

October 1910
Completed to Argo (Seattle)

December 23, 1910
Consolidated along with 15 other railroads in Oregon, Washington and Idaho to form the Oregon Washington Railroad & Navigation Company

Locomotives

O&W 2-8-0 -- 6 locomotives

O&W
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
Date To
UP
1909 UP
Number
1915 UP
Number
Notes
O&W 1 (1st) Brooks 44986 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 318 UP 318 1
O&W 2 (1st) Brooks 44987 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 319 UP 319 2
O&W 3 (1st) Brooks 44988 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 320 UP 320 3
O&W 4 (1st) Brooks 44989 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 321 UP 321 4
O&W 5 Brooks 44990 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 322 UP 322 5
O&W 6 Brooks 44991 Feb 1908 May 1909 UP 323 UP 323 6

Description:

CS Class: C-2
Drive Wheel Diameter: 57 inches
Cylinders: 22x30 inches

General Notes:

a. O&W 1-6 were built in 1908; sold to UP 318-323 in May 1909

Notes:

1. Built as O&W 1 (1st) was built in 1908; to UP 318 in 1909; vacated in 1937
2. Built as O&W 2 (1st) was built in 1908; to UP 319 in 1909; vacated in 1954
3. Built as O&W 3 (1st) was built in 1908; to UP 320 in 1909; vacated in 1947
4. Built as O&W 4 (1st) was built in 1908; to UP 321 in 1909; vacated in 1947
5. Built as O&W 5 was built in 1908; to UP 322 in 1909; vacated in 1953
6. Built as O&W 6 was built in 1908; to UP 323 in 1909; vacated in 1933
   

O&W 0-6-0 -- 4 locomotives

1911 OWRR&N
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1911 OWRR&N
Number
1915 OWRR&N
Number
Notes
O&W 1 (2nd) Baldwin 36468 Apr 1911 OWRR&N 39 OWRR&N 4913 1
O&W 2 (2nd) Baldwin 36469 Apr 1911 OWRR&N 40 OWRR&N 4914 2
O&W 3 (2nd) Baldwin 36505 May 1911 OWRR&N 41 OWRR&N 4915 3
O&W 4 (2nd) Baldwin 36506 May 1911 OWRR&N 42 OWRR&N 4916 4

Description:

CS Class: S-2
Drive Wheel Diameter: 51 inches
Cylinders: 19x26 inches

General Notes:

a. Ordered as Oregon & Washington 1-4 (2nd); delivered as OWRR&N 39-42

Notes:

1. Built as O&W 1 (2nd) in 1911; to OWRR&N 39 in 1911; to OWRR&N 4913 in 1915; vacated in 1947
2. Built as O&W 2 (2nd) in 1911; to OWRR&N 40 in 1911; to OWRR&N 4914 in 1915; vacated in 1954
3. Built as O&W 3 (2nd) in 1911; to OWRR&N 41 in 1911; to OWRR&N 4915 in 1915; vacated in 1947
4. Built as O&W 4 (2nd) in 1911; to OWRR&N 42 in 1911; to OWRR&N 4916 in 1915; vacated in 1946
   

O&W 4-6-2 -- 7 locomotives

1906 O&W
Number
Builder Builder
Number
Date
Built
1911 OWRR&N
Number
1915 OWRR&N
Number
Notes
O&W 201 Baldwin 35948 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 201 OWRR&N 3211 1
O&W 202 Baldwin 35949 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 202 OWRR&N 3212 2
O&W 203 Baldwin 35950 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 203 OWRR&N 3213 3
O&W 204 Baldwin 35951 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 204 OWRR&N 3214 4
O&W 205 Baldwin 35952 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 205 OWRR&N 3215 5
O&W 206 Baldwin 35956 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 206 OWRR&N 3216 6
O&W 207 Baldwin 35957 Jan 1911 OWRR&N 207 OWRR&N 3217 7

Description:

CS Class: P-6
Drive Wheel Diameter: 77 inches
Cylinders: 22x28 inches

General Notes:

a. Ordered as Oregon & Washington 201-207; delivered as OWRR&N 201-207 in 1911

Notes:

1. Built as O&W 200 in 1911; to OWRR&N 200 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3211 in 1915; vacated in 1933
2. Built as O&W 201 in 1911; to OWRR&N 201 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3212 in 1915; vacated in 1947
3. Built as O&W 202 in 1911; to OWRR&N 202 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3213 in 1915; vacated in 1946
4. Built as O&W 203 in 1911; to OWRR&N 203 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3214 in 1915; vacated in 1936
5. Built as O&W 204 in 1911; to OWRR&N 204 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3215 in 1915; vacated in 1951
6. Built as O&W 205 in 1911; to OWRR&N 205 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3216 in 1915; vacated in 1940
7. Built as O&W 206 in 1911; to OWRR&N 206 in 1911; to OWRR&N 3217 in 1915; vacated in 1954

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