Episode 5 of US Railway Travelogue finds Tim Davies in and around Portland, Oregon, after the Coast Starlight leg of his iconic Amtrak trains tour across the USA, and ahead of the Empire Builder leg.
Tim ‘hops’ on board one of the trolleys, heading for the stunning, mixed scenery Washington Park.
The journey brings Tim to a steel bridge which just happens to be the most inter-modal bridge anywhere in the world!
Moving along the river brings Tim to the cable car system, and the Tilikum Crossing Bridge.
Tim has a chat to one of the Gray Line drivers, and discovers why Portland is called the ‘city of roses‘.
The next episode – Episode 6 – takes Tim from Portland to Chicago on another of the iconic Amtrak trains – the Empire Builder.
Theme: “Steam Railway”, AK012, Composer: Kimber-McTiffen; Track Number 1, Royalty Free from “The Special Interest Video Selection“; (AKM Music);
Additional music: from Archive.org is Pink Martini in Concert Episode 868 from La Otra Orilla (via CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) and Louie Louie by the Troggs (via CC BY 2.5) both with Creative Commons licences.