Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company

The Ilwaco Railway and Navigation Company operated a narrow gauge railroad ran for over forty years from the bar of the Columbia River up the Long Beach Peninsula to Nahcotta, Washington, on Willapa Bay. The line ran entirely in Pacific County, Washington, and had no connection to any outside rail line. The railroad had a number of nicknames, including the "Clamshell Railroad" and the "Irregular, Rambling and Never-Get-There Railroad."

Read more about Ilwaco Railway And Navigation Company:  Initial Ownership and Related Companies, Construction, Depots, Stops and Facilities On The Original Line, Improvements and Extension Under New Management, Decline and Abandonment, The Railroad Route Today

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