Portland, Oregon: Troll Bridge

People have been nailing troll dolls to the underside of this old railroad trestle since the early 2000s.

Address:
16498 NW McNamee Rd, Portland, OR
Directions:
I-405 exit 3. Drive northwest on US-30 for 11.5 miles. Turn left (no stoplight) onto NW McNamee Rd. Drive a quarter-mile to the bridge.
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Portland Troll Bridge

People have been adding trolls to the underside of this old railroad trestle since the early 2000s.

[Holly McIntosh, 01/27/2021]

According to local lore, the trolls began appearing when a mom who lived nearby nailed troll dolls to the bridge to surprise her children. It's evolved into a crowdsourced trollapalooza.


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