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Record video. audio, and photographic history of railroads in Oregon

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PACIFIC RAILROAD PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED

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The Oregon Rail Heritage Center preserves the history of railroads in Oregon. There are numerous volunteers that have decades of railroad experience and stories. In addition, restoration or historically significant steam locomotives is constantly underway.
This volunteer position is for creating video, audio and photographic records. It will involve interviewing and recording these railroad veterans as well a creating a photographic record of locomotives and artifactsl
It will be an ongoing volunteer activity and will be expected to be on site at the ORHC (covid-19 restrictions and protocols observed). website orhf.org

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About PACIFIC RAILROAD PRESERVATION ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED

Location:

PO BOX 2851, PORTLAND, OR 97208, US

Mission Statement

We are dedicated to the preservation and the safe, professional operation and exhibition of the SP&S 700. We promote safe behavior around railroad property through our relationship with Operation Lifesaver. We are devoted to telling the steam-era story of the SP&S 700.

Description

PRPA is an all volunteer organization. We are housed at the Oregon Rail Heritage Center across from OMSI. The SP&S 700 is a beautiful steam locomotive built in 1938. The 700 served on the Spokane, Portland & Seattle railway through the 1950's. It is currently undergoing the 15 year inspection and renovation process. Our volunteers are mostly retired railroaders or railroad hobbyists. The ORHC was built in 2012 to house all three of Portland's historical steam locomotives and is growing into a significant museum in Portland and the Northwest. Admission is free.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2250 SE Water AvePortland, OR 97214

(45.50725,-122.66182)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Photography
  • History

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week on site and 2-3 hours per week follow-up.
  • Either possess the necessary equipment or be knowledgeable on video recording and photography.

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