History of the Historic Oregon Electric Railway Segment of the Fanno Creek Trail

Historic directional markers at SW 78th and the Fanno Creek Trail, at the Fredrickson Wormwood Manor

Historic directional markers at SW 78th and the Fanno Creek Trail, at the Fredrickson Wormwood Manor

Historic directional markers at SW 78th and the Fanno Creek Trail, at the Fredrickson Wormwood Manor

Photo Elaine Shreve, 2020. This historic directional markers point to historic landmarks of early Garden Home history: Firlock Lane (prior name of SW 78th Ave), Firlock Station (Oregon Electric Railroad station that served the Portland Golf Club), Aaron Frank Farm (now the Frank Estates housing complex), Portland Hunt Club, and the Oregon Electric Railroad. The brown Garden Home History signs directs visitors to the Garden Home history information display located just a few steps away at Wormwood Manor, the home of Jan Fredrickson.

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