Metolius was founded in the early 1900s. The earliest records are from 1903 and written in German.
In February 1911 the Oregon Trunk Railroad decided to build a depot...
... also a great looking loading dock
... and all three are historic and architecturally significant with a combination of masonry and the porte cochere design (others include the Southern Pacific stations in Corvallis and Albany).
...and I even got a picture of a beautiful Magpie. It W@as a very goodday.
Quote of the Day ~ "As a child I found railroad stations exciting, mysterious, and even beautiful, as indeed they often were." ~ Paul Johnson