Cascade Locks, Oregon: Train Appreciation Park

A concept stripped to the essentials: a grassy lot, a single bench, an active railroad track, and a sign identifying it as Train Appreciation Park.
Address:
NW Forest Lane, Cascade Locks, OR
Directions:
On the southeast corner of Shahala Drive and NW Forest Lane. Westbound: I-84 exit 47. Follow the Frontage Road for one mile. Turn right onto NW Forest Lane for a half-mile. The park will be on the left. Eastbound: I-84 exit at the Weigh Station at roughly milepost 45. Continue through the Weigh Station, then turn right onto the Frontage Road. Follow for a little over a mile. Turn left onto NW Forest Lane for a half-mile. The park will be on the left.
Admission:
Free
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Train Appreciation Park.

Train Appreciation Park

Just a single, simple bench and a sign with three words: "Train Appreciation Park." The bench, of course, faces an active train track. To fully enjoy the park, sit on the bench and wait.

[Ryan Alverdes, 08/17/2013]

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